Was or Were? Nail Subject-Verb Agreement With 6 Rules

Which one looks correct to you?

A.) Lecturing on a breadth of subjects are interesting.

B.) Lecturing on a breadth of subjects is interesting.

Before I answer, let’s review the rules of subject-verb agreement in simple sentences:

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Dumb Writing Rules

Yes, this is a matter of opinion, but we all think certain grammar rules are superfluous. Or just downright dumb. Read the post and leave your thoughts.

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Latin Endings: Get ’em Right

I once taught at a small technical college in New York City. When teaching at a technical college, much to many adjuncts’ chagrin, you have to write all your own material, from the grading rubrics to the final exams. This also means a lot of administrative work, including copying, printing, paper-clipping, and the like.

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