nomconjobjs: between you and me/I

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Mon Feb 22 14:23:02 UTC 2010

What sort of empirical data is JL's assertion based on? Or is just anorher IMEO pronouncement?
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From: Jonathan Lighter
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Sent: Feb 22, 2010 9:13 AM

My point wasn't that "...I"  had virtually replaced "," just that it
had virtually replaced it in speech.  That's precisely consistent with MWEU.


On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:50 AM, Arnold Zwicky <zwicky at> wrote:

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> On Feb 21, 2010, at 9:32 PM, i wrote:
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> > google searches on {"just between you and me"} and {"just between you
> > and I"] shows substantial numbers for both....
> the typo strikes.  my first formulation had "a google search"...
> arnold
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