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Image directory or Images directory?

As I know, we say car park train station bookshelf I.e. the words "park", "station", "shelf" are singular. What is the correct way to refer to the directory that contains different images: image ...
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When should you change 'Facility Manager' to 'Facilities Manager' or should it stay 'Facility Manager'?

In a document I am correcting the manager of the building is referred to as the Facilities Manager. Should it be Facility Manager if they are only the manager of one building? And when would, if ever, ...
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“Copyrights issues” or “copyright issues”? What about “rights issues”? Shouldn't the attributive noun be in the singular?

I have always thought it should be copyright issues instead of copyrights issues, and Google search results also support that copyright issues is much more common. I thought it was simple, as ...
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Why “pensions products”?

The Cambridge Dictionary has a sentence: They can cross-sell to the bank's existing customers and introduce life insurance and pensions products. Pension, though a count noun, here functions as an ...
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Which way is correct to say “technologies websites” or “technology websites” and why?

Which way is correct to say "technologies websites" or "technology websites" and why? By a technology website I mean a website that contains some information about technologies
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It's “scenes comparisons” or “scene comparisons”?

I make videos comparing scenes from 2 movies. I use scenes (it's always more than one movie) or scene in the title?
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Why is “letter” not plural in “two letter words”?

Why is "letter" not plural in "two letter words"? For me it's very strange as the equivalent in French would be plural but my English friend finds it totally normal.
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“Solution Architect” Vs. “Solutions Architect”

Perhaps should be in an IT/Tech forum but interested in the correct way or saying. Also related - Plural for Solution Architecture, but not exact. I am a Solutions Architect, as I architect solutions....
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Which do you feel natural “question queue”, “questions queue” or “queue of questions”?

I'm writing programs in Swift language. Which do you feel natural "question queue", "questions queue" or "queue of questions"?
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Is “adjective+plural noun+noun” a valid grammatical structure?

There are many instances in the English language that we want to use a noun as a modifier but we want that noun to specify a number of things rather than just one. As an example, I want to say that ...
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college admissions tests - why is “admissions” in the plural?

That's what I saw on the front cover of a textbook entitled "Grammar Essentials for Dummies" (the words are at the very bottom of the cover). I just can't understand why the word admissions ends in s. ...
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Shouldn't “five minute walk” be “five minutes walk” in this sentence?

Recently, while skimming through an article I came across a sentence which is as follows. The five minute walk will connect you with life. My rationale says it should have been "five minutes" &...