Illiteracy Are a Shame

Monday, 19 December 2005 at 5:00 am Pacific USA Time.

Friday night’s NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams:

"1 in 20 American adults are illiterate."

Hey highly-educated NBC employees. It’s IS. The subject of the sentence is ONE, and that’s singular, so it gets IS and not ARE.

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