Pedant: Blah Details or Blah Detail?
It's a culture thingy. I was naming an object and wanted to be impeccably correct at every minute _detail_ I was writing into.
In UK English detail takes an 's' for the plural: a single detail, many details.
a cynic writes...
Its one of the results of using a verb as a noun.
>>What's the correct one? More importantly, which one is wrong?
Yup! I am kinda, at client site. Limited time, limited attention to anything else outside the domain...
Detail isn't so much a simultaneously singular/plural noun, but rather a word with multiple meanings. But when used as a synonym for "item," it does take an s on the plural. (And I'm a US English speaker, btw).
Detail can be a count or uncount noun. So 'detail' can be singular or uncountable depending on context.
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