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Yes, as opposed to its grammaticality.
But I've been thinking about this for a few minutes now, and Nancy, you seem to respect your editor, but I have to ask: is "needs a noun somewhere" really the most helpful way to edit that sentence? If there were no noun anywhere, it would be brilliant, like "this sentence no verb." But here we are still discussing it, and we're not *completely* sure whether she was referring to the adverbial phrase acting as a DO, or the "there are."
From: Milan Davidovic <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: David Dorbin <ddorbin -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Cc: techwr-l mailinglist <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:58:20 AM
Subject: Re: Wrong? Poor style? OK?
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 10:54 AM, David Dorbin <ddorbin -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I think that Nancy, having resolved to rewrite in a manner like we have suggested, seems to still be interested in the academic question of using "how test results are saved" as a DO.
And more specifically, as I understand her, the academic question of
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