[Ads-l] It were

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 25 00:48:24 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 6:34 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> "It *were* Clinton supporters behind it, though not Clinton or her
> campaign."
So, is the point the use of _it_ instead of _there_ or the use of _were_
instead of _was_?
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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