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    Re: The woods=one specific place needs plural or singular verb?

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    Re: The woods=one specific place needs plural or singular verb?

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    I found Wisdom in the small book The Tao of Pooh.
    Great book. Do you have the partner book, The Te of Piglet?
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    Re: The woods=one specific place needs plural or singular verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    You very rarely see "wood" used as singular. I can't think of when I would ever use it.
    It's not uncommon in BrE. I'd use it more for a small area of trees than a forest.

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