- Q: Band names such as “Fugazi” are singular. This blog should be called Is Fugazi Back Together Yet? and you should be reporting that “Fugazi is not yet back together.”
A: a) That’s not a question.
b) Collective nouns, such as the names of bands, can function as either singular or plural, depending on regional convention and context. 1 2 3 4 5 When we speak of Fugazi getting back together, we speak of the individual members of the band coming together, and thus prefer to think of “Fugazi” in the plural sense. If you have a problem with this, feel free to follow Is Fugazi Back Together Yet? For the original post on this, see here.