[Ads-l] Testing the Horn Hypothesis

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Aug 5 12:50:40 UTC 2015


Larry,

Your hypothesis is that the object of a preposition or verb being two or more pronouns rather than one changes the rules.

>From a Boston Globe column titled "NFL Notebook" and attributed to the Associated Press, about NY Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul's amputation of his right index finger after a fireworks accident:

General manager Jerry Reese said in a radio interview that "it was  personal conversation, and I want to keep it private between him and I."

Ouch.

Joel


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