Talk:Introduction to Non-Genetic Darwinism/Neural Selection

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An anonymous editor edited the following:

What was needed was

to what were needed were

on consideration, I agreed with one change but not the other, I propose it should read

What was needed were

This is a grammar distinction that might not be obvious to an English as a second language user, so I take the edit to have been in good faith, but it did not scan well for a native user of the language. Since this edit may have been important to the editor, I have taken this opportunity to open a discussion so that they can comment on my re-editing of the phrase, and defend their interpretation if they so want.--Graeme E. Smith 15:01, 26 March 2010 (UTC)[reply]