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Forensics

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on October 07, 2004

In Reply to: Forensics posted by SR on October 07, 2004

: : I need help about grammatical errors. I'm not sure if below sentences were written correctly. Could you help me out?

: : First question

: : " President Bush is trying to bring all of North Koreas neighbors together in a coalition, but Kerry thinks that this is wrong and the US should go back to one-on-one with North Korea even though this is what brought the nuclear nightmare that America is facing today. But he blamed *the North Koreans* getting nukes Bushes fault when the materials for building them came under the prior administration "

: : Could you tell me why the last sentence used * the North Korean*? Can we say the North Korean

: : second question

: : " To judge this debate as if it were a forensics tournament is to miss the point. "

: : why does a sentence above use "forensics"? Is forensics noun or adjective in this sentence?

: : Thanks in advance

: To the second question above, from Merriam Webster,
: Main Entry: 2forensic
: Function: noun
: 1 : an argumentative exercise
: 2 : plural but singular or plural in construction the art or study of argumentative discourse.

Answer to the first question: We can say "North Korea" or "the North Koreans" in this context because they mean the same thing. The terms refer to the government of North Korea.

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