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Singular or plural following a list
Mixing plural and singular list items with a single verb

Which is correct?

The Mayor and City Council has...

The Mayor and City Council have...

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marked as duplicate by FumbleFingers, Brett Reynolds, RegDwigнt Mar 25 '12 at 14:51

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