[Ads-l] egregious nominative "whom"

Mark Mandel mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 18 22:05:01 EDT 2018


"Most leaders assume that they need to foster teamwork among the people
whom directly and indirectly report to them."

In Harvard Business Review (!)
Lead sentence in "When Is Teamwork Really Necessary?"
August 16, 2018   Michael D. Watkins
https://hbr.org/2018/08/when-is-teamwork-really-necessary

Mark Mandel
a.k.a. Dr. Whom: Consulting linguist, grammarian,
ortho√ępist, and philological busybody
not to mention proofreader and editor

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