"and which" = of which; and

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Aug 18 17:41:01 UTC 2009

At 12:27 PM -0400 8/18/09, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>Reporting the death of Robert Novak, a highly educated CNN journalist just
>said (in voiceover, so he was reading from a highly edited script) :
>"His nickname, 'The Prince of Darkness,' was coined not by his enemies but
>by his friends, and which there were many."
Maybe this way the "which" gets to have wide scope, suggesting that
"his enemies" as well as "his friends" were legion.


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