he and who

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 1 18:31:35 UTC 2011

PREP + "he"/"she" is so common on TV news that I quit noticing.


On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 2:26 PM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com>wrote:

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> No new ground here, but I thought this is something people may want to add
> to their files. This was just posted through TPM (TPM Facebook post):
> Does former Bush administration official David Welch's work with the now
> > deposed Qaddafi regime raise legal questions for he and his employer? It
> > depends on who you ask.
> I could write off the lone "he" as a mere typo. But it does look as if the
> "he" and the "who" are not merely coincidental.
> VS-)
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