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    noun with parenthetical s

    When a noun is used in a sentence with a parenthetical s does it take a singluar or plural verb? Example: The ticket(s) is or are valid until Saturday. In this sentence, should the verb be "is" or "are"?

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    Re: noun with parenthetical s

    We had to set that up as a rule in our style guide.

    We chose to use plural. I believe this is entirely a style question and not a grammar question.

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