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Bill D BS: education and propaganda (83* d) RE: BS: education and propoganda 29 Oct 20

BTW.. *mathematics* is not a plural! It is a mass noun.

Uncountable common nouns are known as mass nouns. Some are uncountable because they’re abstract or can’t be divided into discrete units—for example:


Other mass nouns are used to denote indeterminate aggregations of things that in other terms may be countable. For example, furniture is a mass noun even when it denotes an understood number of pieces of furniture. Here are a few other examples:


Most mass nouns, especially the abstract ones, usually take a singular verb

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