I lately lost a preposition

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Thu Feb 14 18:21:28 UTC 2008

On Feb 14, 2008, at 10:12 AM, Joel Berson wrote:

> At 2/14/2008 01:00 PM, Arnold M. Zwicky wrote:
>> i'm afraid that what we need now is someone familiar with the customs
>> of Oxbridge and the relevant texts.
> And familiar with the practice of the Oxford University Press.*  Now
> who might that be?
> Joel
> *Remember the instance from the 21st century DNB.

alas, it could be DNB-specific.  large presses aren't nearly as
monolithic in matters of style and usage as one might think.


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