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Stop! Grammar Time!

This is your daily reminder that premises, when referring to a tract of land together with its buildings, is already a singular noun. So your home is your premises, not your premise. (The latter is a logical proposition or legal statement.)

While I’m, at it, I should also point out that it’s versus, not verse, when, e.g., you run across something like this:

(Because it turns out we get versus from the Latin adversus for against. Either v. or vs. is an acceptable abbreviation.)



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