Don’t put your money on dice

A remarkably common mistake across many different levels of English speakers is the incorrect use of dice as a singular noun. Even though it may appear to be the other way around, we have the singular die and the plural dice Perhaps it helps you to remember by reminding yourself of the singular-plural pairs mouse-mice

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The singular they

The English language makes it relatively easy to write in a gender-neutral way because nouns in general do not have a gender; a gender is only specified when referring to people or animals. Hence, there is only one indefinite article (the) and two definite articles (a or an, see here). Compare this to German, where

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