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January 18, 2018


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Joe Miller

The Google n-gram data are worth a look.

Joe Miller

Scott Dodson

Interestingly, though treated as a singular noun for proper verb usage, "United States" is treated as a plural for possessive purposes. Thus, you don't ever add an "s" after a possessive apostrophe (like you would for, say, "Arkansas").

Someone call Bryan Garner!

Deep State Special Legal Counsel

Speaking of "linguistic" change over time, since January 20, 2017, 12:01 pm we are either in Amurica or Murika. MAGA

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