subjunctive run amok (as it were)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Dec 9 20:38:35 UTC 2012

"The quarterback Andy Dalton was out of the pocket.  Had he stayed inside the pocket, it would have been illegal contact.  As it were, it was legal contact."

--FOX broadcast color man (and former coach) Brian Billick


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