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noodles and spaghetti


I have seen "noodles" used as plural a lot more often than it used as singular.

I  found 155 examples of "noodles" on COCA but only 18 of "noodle".

On the other hand, "spaghetti " is almost always used as singular.

Both noodles and spaghetti are made of flour.

I don't think they can be counted like an apple or a pen.

They look similar, but why are they grammatically  treated differently ?




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