Re: Which, that grammar

Subject: Re: Which, that grammar
From: wordsync -at- swbell -dot- net
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:49:30 -0700

Ed Manley inquired about the use of "that" and "which."

Speaking as an editor, the correct word choice is "that." I use "which"
only when it is preceded by a comma or if "that" has already been used in
the sentence. (I know that some instances of "which" not preceded by a
comma are correct, although that usage seems to have fallen out of style.)

An explanation can be found at the following URL (restrictive and
nonrestrictive clauses):

http://www.bartleby.com/64/C001/062.html#THAT

Pat Glass
wordsync -at- swbell -dot- net



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