[Ads-l] him = his

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 17 11:35:36 UTC 2015


A highly remunerated CNN anchor explains that, in their investigation of
the background of the Tennessee gunman, "a wrestling coach of him tells
us...."

I saw this very occasionally in freshman themes thirty years ago.

They wouldn't say, "A friend of me," would they?

Or would they?

JL

-- 
"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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