"in which... with" = "with whom"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 7 00:55:20 UTC 2008


Note also the very common misspelling of "led" as "lead".

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On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 6:07 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at yahoo.com>

> This writer appears to be at least as literate as the second-term freshmen
> and second-year graduate students who, twenty-five years ago plus, taught me
> about "inwhich."  This is even scarier:
>  2003
> http://www.amazon.ca/Whom-Bell-Tolls-Ernest-Hemingway/dp/customer-reviews/0684803356?ie=UTF8&customer-reviews.start=31:  For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway is a wonderful tale of a
> young American who has come to fight in the Spanish Civil War. Robert Jordan
> has come to fight for the Republican cause in the Spanish Civil War against
> the Fascists from being a Spanish professor in America. As an explosives
> expert, he is assigned the task to destroy an enemy bridge for an important
> offensive attack by the Republicans. He travels behind the lines and meets
> up with a Guerrilla band lead by a war weary veteran, Pablo, who is troubled
> by his bloody past. Also present at the camp is an escaped prisoner named
> Maria in which Robert falls in love with.

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