Re: Grammar gurus: I have a question

Subject: Re: Grammar gurus: I have a question
From: "Guy K. Haas" <guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com>
To: "Barbara Philbrick" <caslon -at- alltel -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 12:05:06 -0700 (PDT)

While there is plenty of room for rewriting, the question of grammar is
answered here:

It is a "mandative subjunctive". That cite covers more ground that just
the mandative subjunctive, so look for Berk (1999)

--Guy K. Haas
Software (and Grammar) Exegete in Silicon Valley

> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Barbara Philbrick
> <caslon -at- alltel -dot- net>wrote:
>> In the sentence:
>> "It is recommended that the executive in charge of the audit also signs
>> off
>> this objective to prevent a type 2 diagnostic."
>> Should it be "signs off" or "sign off"?
>> The voices in my head are arguing and need another opinion :-)
>> Thank you!
>> Barb


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