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Old 10-09-2009, 10:39 PM    (permalink
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doak walker----noel devine; 3rd in rushing, 7.4 avg, 6 tds
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Hate to be a grammarian nazi, but myriad is an adjective not a noun. don't take my word for it, look it up.

I made that mistake as a college soph on an English ppr. & the prof Effed me for the error, one of our English Dept's ****** little rules. Never made that error again.
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Myriad

adj.
Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable: the myriad fish in the ocean.
Composed of numerous diverse elements or facets: the myriad life of the metropolis.
n.
A vast number: the myriads of bees in the hive.
Archaic. Ten thousand.
[Greek mūrias, mūriad-, ten thousand, from mūrios, countless.]

USAGE NOTE Throughout most of its history in English myriad was used as a noun, as in a myriad of men. In the 19th century it began to be used in poetry as an adjective, as in myriad men. Both usages in English are acceptable, as in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Myriad myriads of lives." This poetic, adjectival use became so well entrenched generally that many people came to consider it as the only correct use. In fact, both uses in English are parallel with those of the original ancient Greek. The Greek word mūrias, from which myriad derives, could be used as either a noun or an adjective, but the noun mūrias was used in general prose and in mathematics while the adjective mūrias was used only in poetry.

http://www.answers.com/topic/myriad
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usage Recent criticism of the use of myriad as a noun, both in the plural form myriads and in the phrase a myriad of, seems to reflect a mistaken belief that the word was originally and is still properly only an adjective. As the entries here show, however, the noun is in fact the older form, dating to the 16th century. The noun myriad has appeared in the works of such writers as Milton (plural myriads) and Thoreau (a myriad of), and it continues to occur frequently in reputable English. There is no reason to avoid it.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myriad
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Old 10-10-2009, 12:25 AM    (permalink
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Sorry but Iowa keeps winning and Sash keeps putting up the necessary numbers I don't see how he won't be considered?

Rivals has him ranked #3 in their defensive back power rankings behind Berry and Mays.

Thus far this year he has 38 tackles, 5 picks, 4 Tackle for loss, 3 PBU, 2 FF
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Jaquizz Rodgers for the Walker award. 697 rushing yards, 269 recieving yards, 13 TDs.
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