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    makers of popular hand-woven

    Doesn't it have to be "maker" or "the maker"? Is it a typo or acceptable?

    134)The world's strangest building might be the headquarters of the Longaberger Basket Company in Newark, Ohio. The township is home to the Longaberger Company, makers of popular hand-woven party baskets...

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    Re: makers of popular hand-woven

    It's fine. It's considering the company as plural. They are makers of...

    A "the" is an option, as is "maker."

    Any are possible.

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    Re: makers of popular hand-woven

    I'm sorry for my late reply. Isn't it rare to say a plural form of someone or something? If a company makes multiple products ranging from PDA, TV, VCR to computers, you can probably call Samsung "makers of eletronic goods", but for a single-product-producing company, can you still call them "makers of something"? I have never heard of this plural form.
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    Re: makers of popular hand-woven

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    but for a single-product-producting company, can you still call them "makers of something"?
    Yes.

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