Pain in the English
September 30, 2006
Billing itself as a "forum for the gray areas of the English language," Pain in the English tackles such conundrums as, "Why is the word 'quarters,' to mean a place of residency, plural? When we say, 'I'll show you to your quarters,' we mean a room. So, why don't we simply say, 'I'll show you to your quarter,' without the 's'?" To find out the answer, click here.