Most, if not all, of the abstract nouns I've come across are singular. Examples: 1. My love for him is great. 2. Peace is very difficult to achieve. 3. The temperature of that pot is very high. So ...
In an academic writing, is it correct to make reference to "the data itself", being that data is a plural noun and itself is a singular pronoun?
I have been commissioned to script a series of brief videos on the importance of data accuracy and consistency. The videos are directed to employees of a company with offices around the world—...