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Tip of the Day: Data is plural. Datum is singular.

The word data is plural. The singular form is datum. The data are… The datum is… While correct, I’ll admit it does feel weird to say. My recommendation is to charge your sentences that involve these words to remove the is/are or was/were. The data shows…

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