Lies Your Grammar Teacher Told You: Singular and Plural
I recently shared a photo across my social media accounts of the grammar textbook that I currently use with my oldest. I included the following caption: 'I always have to fix my kids’ grammar books. Plural means 'not one.' If you have zero or less than zero of something, you use the plural form: ‘I have no sisters’ or ‘It is -10 degrees out.’ #grammar.' While I received some applause, I also received some disheartening comments that claimed that defining singular as 'one' and plural as 'not one' adds a layer of complexity beyond the abilities of children of a