[Ads-l] Pseudo-prescriptivism in TV dialogue

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Nov 11 16:06:21 UTC 2019

> On Nov 11, 2019, at 12:52 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> Two characters are arguing in a bar, when a third attempts to butt in.
> A. Shut up! This is between me and gran'pa!
> B. You mean, "between _gran'pa and I_"! If you're going to speak English,
> at least speak it correctly!

I hope A was armed.

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