Data points: plurals in compounds 12/5/10

Headline in (S.F. peninsula) Daily Post on December 4 (p. 1): Former schools chief dies (a death notice for Don Phillips, superintendent of the Palo Alto school district from 1997 to 2001). The point of interest is the N+N compound schools chief, with a plural first element. Both schools chief (e.g., “New York schools chief … Continue reading Data points: plurals in compounds 12/5/10