X & I's

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Thu Dec 19 10:16:49 UTC 2013

On Dec 19, 2013, at 1:14 AM, Victor Steinbok <aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> Does this look kosher to everyone but me or is this a sign of
> Twitterpocalypse?
> "Damn shame. Orval is not only a classic and legendary beer, but one of
> @Jason and I's all-time favorites."
> FWIW it did not come from Twitter. It was an isolated sentence from a
> post on the shortage of Orval beer (and its potential loss of its
> Trappist designation). Jason is the the brother of the author.

See my fairly extended discussion of coordinate possessives in Language Log in 2008:



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