sorts of stuff / sort of stuffs

Minnu

Member
Kannada
Can anyone let me know the difference between these two sentences?
"I google for all sorts of stuff."
"I google for all sort of stuffs."
Thanks.
 
  • ewie

    Senior Member
    English English
    It's a General Rule, yes ~ if all is being used to mean 'multiple units of, each and every one of':
    all kinds of stuff
    all the children in this room

    If all is being used to mean 'the whole of ... considered as a single unit', it can be a singular noun, though:
    All mankind will rejoice
    Abandon all hope

    (Isn't English infuriating?:()
     
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