[Ads-l] "just as good _of_ a(n) NP"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 17 20:02:12 UTC 2015

A casual inquiry:

Was anybody else taught that the use of _of_ in this structure is
"ungrammatical," in the prescriptive sense? Or have they stopped teaching
this nonsense?

Idly wondering.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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