Crowded shops are a happy hunting ground for pick-pockets.If not, could you please give me a background in which only one of the two sentences is allowed to be used.Crowded shops are happy hunting grounds for pick pockets.
'. . . for pickpockets.'
I referred to my A Dictionary of Modern English Usage again, and this time I realised Mr. H.W.Fowler actually intends to say it is a blunder that people say The wages of sin is death.
I'd like to know if there're any cases in which only one of the two sentences is proper.