Heard on the Today Show

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 26 14:19:37 UTC 2008

"She can't wait to vote, but _she refuses to tell us for whom she's going to_."

I can't find anything wrong with this sentence, but it's different,
somehow, even ignoring the stricture that ending a sentence with a
preposition is something up with which one should not put. You kinda

"... she refuses to tell us for who(m)."

"... she refuses to tell us who(m) she's going to vote for."

"... she refuses to tell us who for."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
 -Sam'l Clemens

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