Please tell me this is a error in writing.

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed May 31 23:12:29 UTC 2006

Arnold, all I meant was to have a little fun about drawings on the
end of the thing for which the penicure is intended.  My question was
not about the missing definite article (although with a little
encouragement I could be induced to extemporize on that phrase too).


At 5/31/2006 06:16 PM, you wrote:
>On May 31, 2006, at 11:52 AM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>>At 5/31/2006 02:09 PM, i cited:
>>>Win this Penicure Set ($38) by just visiting my website and sending
>>>me an email. Drawings will be on end of each month.
>>Drawings will be on end of what??
>i think this is just a missing definite article -- "on the end of the
>month" -- plus a (to me) somewhat odd combination of "on" (rather
>than "at", which would go with "end of the month") and "end" (rather
>than "last day", which would go with "on").  ok, so that's a
>syntactic blend, of "on the last day of the month" and "at the end of
>the month".
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