Not Your Gramma's Grammar

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Thu Feb 21 19:47:11 UTC 2008

In a message dated 2/21/08 2:43:46 PM, zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU writes:

> and of course the Times is unbending on a number of mechanical
> matters, like its aversion to the serial comma, and on other
> conventions.

e.g., always, "according to the famous linguist, Arnold Zwicky" -- never
"according to famous linguist Arnold Zwicky"

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