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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 26 14:37:14 EDT 2018


May have been aiming for

"... which species has been protected since 1996"

or some such.

"...

On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 11:06 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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-- 
-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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