NOUN RULE #13: When two Singular Nouns refer to the two different people or things, the verb must be plural.

NOUN RULE #13: When two Singular Nouns refer to the two different people or things, the verb must be plural. This means that the first title belong to one person or thing, and  the second title belongs to the second person or thing although they are mentioned together in a sentence.
EXAMPLES:
INCORRECT:
1. Founder KACHELE ONLINE and Blogger is coming (Here Singular Nouns/titles 'Founder of KACHELE ONLINE' and 'Blogger' are treated as if they refer to the same/one person)
2. Member of Parliament and Ruling Party Cadre has come.
3. The Secretary and Bursar was there.
4. Our Party Cadre and SACCOS treasurer has resigned.
5. College Principal and Central Committee Member was introduced on the stage.


CORRECT:
1. Founder KACHELE ONLINE and Blogger are coming (Here Singular Nouns/titles 'Founder of KACHELE ONLINE' and 'Blogger' refer to two different people)
2. Member of Parliament and Ruling Party Cadre have come.
3. The Secretary and Bursar were there.
4. Our Party Cadre and SACCOS treasurer have resigned.
5. College Principal and Central Committee Member were introduced on the stage.


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