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Data are a plural

Here’s a quick rant. Data is a plural, so you should use the plural words around it to be correct. Datum is the singular. I’ve devised a cunning method to determine if you’re using the right plurality in a sentence. … Continue reading

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What it’s like being an engineer.

I was just out in the garden, admiring the efficiency of my leaf-raking technique, reflecting on what it is like being an engineer. Because for me, it’s become a way of thinking; I’m an engineer all the time. I suppose … Continue reading

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