In (the?) season x
SCHULTZ at COMPUSERVE.COM
Sat Oct 26 04:14:18 UTC 2002
Peter McGraw asks,
>> Do you use the article in the construction: "in (the)
Sometimes. Sound and sentence rhythm are the guidelines. Either
construction is correct.
>> Does your usage vary according to the season you are referring to
>> (e.g., "in the spring" but "in winter," etc.)?
Now that I think about it: Maybe! No consistency but, yes, perhaps "the"
used more with single-syllable seasons (spring, fall) than with summer,
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