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08-19-2010, 01:06 PM
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Originally Posted by JVR21 View Post
Sorry to be a grammar nazi here, but it's more than I'm just curious. "Union" is singular, right? Is it a soccer thing, or just because it doesn't sound right? Come to think of it, it would be weird saying that the Avalanche "is"...
Originally Posted by agrudez View Post
While the Colorado Avalanche as a franchise are a single entity, when referring to the team you are referring to a plural entity.

If I were to say:

The Colorado Avalanche is a good franchise.

The Colorado Avalanche are going to be good next year.

They would both be correct, in my opinion.
Originally Posted by JSTAFF View Post
The Union is plural just like 'The Senate.'
Good point, IDK, which is why I wrote both.

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