The False Possessive

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Thu Mar 5 03:29:26 UTC 2009

On Mar 4, 2009, at 7:16 PM, Jon Lighter wrote:

> In a world of false possessives and misapplied, almost anything might
> be a humiliating blunder as the game of one-upmanship continues
> without
> cease....

indeed.  as National Grammar Day draws to a close, i'm feeling very



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