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Re: USAGE: No rants! (USAGE: di"f"thong)

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 31, 2006, 2:09
caeruleancentaur wrote at 2006-05-30 12:48:22 (-0000)
 > >Dana Nutter <sasxsek@...> wrote:
 > >But then again, what would happen to "there", "their" and "they're"?
 > You can forget about "they're."  No one seems to use it any more,
 > substituting "there's" even when the subject is plural.  Look through
 > past messages.

If you actually do that, you'll find that there're plenty of uses of
"they're".  261 messages containing it so far this year, according to
the web search.