RE: a question about verb tense/is or was?

Subject: RE: a question about verb tense/is or was?
From: "Rich, Charles" <crich -at- FSC -dot- Follett -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 12:44:06 -0600

*Was* is proper in this case because the other verbs in the sentence are
past tense. To use *is* would be a shift in tense, which is why it should
sound funny to you.

Charles T. Rich
Technical Writer
Product Development
Follett Software Company


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