[LMB] whom ha?

Lois Aleta Fundis loisaletafundis at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 02:18:55 BST 2016


As the late columnist William Safire used to say (but this is my
paraphrase), when you can't decide between "who" and "whom", rephrase the
sentence.

On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 8:53 PM, Lois Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:

> [LMB] whom ha?
> Jim Parish jparish at siue.edu
> Fri Oct 14 00:26:28 BST 2016
>
> Jim Parish:  Opinions, even among the opinion-makers, do vary on precisely
> when to
> use or not use "whom", though, and in another century it's likely that
> "whom" will go the way of "ye" - or so I hear from genuine linguists.
>
>
> LMB:  It can't happen soon enough.
>
> Ta, L.
>
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