When[ever] the Boston Globe cleans up a quote

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Sep 2 15:24:53 UTC 2007

At 11:14 AM -0400 9/2/07, Alice Faber wrote:
>Re the episodic (or whatever) "whenever" that we were discussing last
>night, here's how the relevant utterance was transcribed in the Boston
>Globe this morning:
>>Buchholz thought his no-hitter was lost when Tejada's ball went past
>him to start the seventh. "When I jumped up and missed that ball, I was
>thinking, 'Well, it's over,' and then [Pedroia] comes out of nowhere,"
>Buchholz said. "I knew that something was meant to happen tonight. I
>mean, everything had to work out and it did."
So one of his nonstandard "whenever"s is regularized and the other
vanishes.  Shocking, but not surprising.


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