Hint in Grammar Contest

serpentSo far, no one has identified the problem with the following sentence, which I presented last week for a Grammar Contest:

Dr. Gonstead was a pioneer in the chiropractic profession, developing equipment and a method of analysis that used more than one criteria to verify the precise location of vertebral subluxation.

Here’s a hint: The problem is number (singular or pllural). For example, “apple” is singular and “apples” is plural:

Sometimes I have one apple, and sometimes I have more than one apple.

Another way to say the same thing:

Sometimes I have one apple, and sometimes I have several apples.

Here’s the Grammar Contest sentence again:

Dr. Gonstead was a pioneer in the chiropractic profession, developing equipment and a method of analysis that used more than one criteria to verify the precise location of vertebral subluxation.

Do you see the problem now? Have a solution?

Cheers,

Tara Treasurefield

Treasurefield Communications

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