[Ads-l] egregious nominative "whom"

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 20 10:24:02 EDT 2018

Abbot goes to college:
C:  Who's on first base?
A:  Whom.
C:  Whom's on first?
A:  Yes.
C:  Whom?
A:  That's right.
C:  What about second base?
A:  What.
C:  Whom's on second?
A:  Whom's on first.
C:  I don't know whom's on first!
A:  Oh, he's third base.

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