[Ads-l] Facebookery

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 26 11:06:30 EDT 2018


I saw this construction in freshman themes many times, beginning in the mid
'70s.

Heard it a nfew times too.

"Which" functions loosely as a connective, possibly suggesting a closer
relationship between the clauses than "and."

JL

On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 11:03 PM Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Looks like either cut&paste error or change-mind-in-midstream
>
> Mark Mandel
>
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 3:49 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > "... have already gotten many kills - including an endangered blue whale
> > _which the species have been protected since 1996_."
> >
> > --
> > -Wilson
> > -----
> > 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.
> > -Mark Twain
> >
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> > The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
> >
>
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