[LMB] Whom do you serve?

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Oct 13 22:55:47 BST 2016


> On Oct 13, 2016, at 2:20 PM, Lois Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I've no trouble with the whoms that follow the -- whatever they're called, not conjunctions -- to whom, of whom, with, behind, etc.  It's the naked whoms that throw me.  Can anyone tell me if these usages are correct (and don't guess, only answer if you know for sure):


I’m not answering your question because I don’t know for sure.   But what is Correct is only one answer.   What sounds good or bad expands that answer.   My background doesn’t care for the sound of a naked “whom”.


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