RE: A whole "nother" issue

Subject: RE: A whole "nother" issue
From: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 08:37:33 -0700

My two favorite word-nerds ("A Way With Words" on NPR) discussed this on
their show. It's worth a listen (if you've got an hour).


-----Original Message----- From: Rochelle McAndrews

Where can I find a definition for the word "nother"?!
As used in: "...a whole nother issue."
Why do so many people separate the "a" from the "nother"? This is a
special pet peeve of mine. I even heard a network newscaster say it a
few weeks ago. Wouldn't more correct usage be: "another whole issue" or
"a whole separate issue"? -----



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