nomconjobjs: some factors

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 24 04:17:10 UTC 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Alison Murie <sagehen7470 at> wrote:

> I'm surprised that there has been no mention of the expression "We the
> people" used  as object, which appears repeatedly in current affairs
> writing.

Yeah, but it's a quotation. "For the good of us the people" doesn't have the
same ring or evocation.

m a m

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