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    Floods is nothing unusual - and the whole world you should take as a symbol

    I wonder whether "floods" should be "flood".

    Some wrote the following sentence:
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    Floods is nothing unusual - and the whole world you should take as a symbol for the area where Noah lived.
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    Re: Floods is nothing unusual - and the whole world you should take as a symbol

    It would make much more sense to write "Floods are nothing unusual". Mind you, that's the least of that sentence's problems. The second half makes no sense at all. When you wrote "Some wrote the following", did you mean "Someone wrote ..."? If so, who was it?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Floods is nothing unusual - and the whole world you should take as a symbol

    I did have thought "someone" in my mind and it now turned out to be "some" mysteriously. Sorry for the typo.
    Because I just came across the sentence and wondered its grammatical correctness, I paid no attention to who wrote it.

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    Re: Floods is nothing unusual - and the whole world you should take as a symbol

    Well, regardless of who wrote it, it's a disaster. I'd forget you ever saw it!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Floods is nothing unusual - and the whole world you should take as a symbol

    Quote Originally Posted by GoodTaste View Post
    Because I just came across the sentence and wondered about its grammatical correctness, I paid no attention to who wrote it.
    Next time you read a sentence you want to ask us about, please make a note of where you read it and who wrote it.

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    Re: Floods is nothing unusual - and the whole world you should take as a symbol

    You could also say Flooding is nothing unusual.

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