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    All is welcome, or All are welcome?

    Can someone tell me which of the following is correct usage with the word all in this sentence?

    All is welcome
    All are welcome

    Thank you!

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    Re: All is welcome, or All are welcome?

    All (for "people") is necessarily plural in English, although in the Latin languages there are singular and plural equivalents: "all are ...." is correct, unless you mean a singular equivalent to "everything": all is forgiven.
    Last edited by konungursvia; 10-Jun-2009 at 14:21.


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