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Re: preposition

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, March 19, 2001, 5:33
Raymond Brown wrote:
> >"From whom", definitely. > > No kidding! Haven't heard said for the past 40 years in this neck of > the wood.
I use "whom" when I front the prepositional phrase, which is pretty rare. But other than that, I don't think I ever say whom.
> Er - (slightly puzzled) - When else would it even be written, let alone > pronounced?
Well, some people hypercorrect and use "whom" in subject position. I can't think of any examples at the moment, but I have heard it a few times. -- Cenedl heb iaith, cenedl heb galon A nation without a language is a nation without a heart - Welsh proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42