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On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 12:50 AM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:
> "Any user >who< desires good results follows the instructions carefully."
> "Any user >that< desires good results follows the instructions carefully."
> I encounter both of these constructions in everyday use, and have the
> feeling that "who" is the correct usage. What accounts for the use of
> "that" in referring to people? Is there a rule that confirms my
> preference for "who" or one (of which I'm unaware) that prescribes "that"?
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