no fun with pronouns

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Dec 8 15:15:57 UTC 2010

At 12/8/2010 03:48 AM, Barbara Need wrote:
>Except that I did so interpret it. That is, when I got to the noun
>phrase "the man who..." I had a brief shock--I wasn't sure who it
>referred to. I was able to figure it out, but the confusion was present.

I too had a brief hiccup..  Even though I already knew who "the man
who [had] angered Washington" was -- namely Assange, the same person
who was just arrested.


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