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    Singular or Plural

    Please advise is it:-
    the variety of duties appeal to me
    or
    the variety of duties appeals to me

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    Re: Singular or Plural

    Strictly speaking, you should write the latter, though with a capital letter at the beginning and a period at the end. The former would be common in speech, because desynchronizing a thought into language is a process governed more by habit than logic.

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    Re: Singular or Plural

    I would recommend "The variety... appeals to me" in writing.

    I agree that in speech we often don't have good subject/verb agreement.

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