[Ads-l] Clark University students told they can't say 'you guys' because it might be sexist | Daily Mail Online

Benjamin Barrett mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 11 11:43:38 EDT 2016

I don’t think this is uncommon. It’s a way to separate the relative clause out so the reader can connect the following verb to the subject. 

Not saying it’s standard practice, just that it doesn’t seem particularly uncommon. BB

> On 10 Sep 2016, at 15:03, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 12:40 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> “Let all the poison that lurks in the mud_,_ hatch out.”
> Why is there a comma between "mud" and "hatch out"?

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