[Ads-l] It were

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Thu Sep 24 16:01:22 UTC 2015


Fwiw, this is a standard construction in German: Es waren...
G. Cohen 
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Jonathan Lighter wrote (Thursday, September 24, 2015 5:34 AM):
Highly paid CNN anchor (slightly paraphrased from memory):
"It *were* Clinton supporters behind it, though not Clinton or her
campaign."
Emphasis in original.
JL
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