"which" hunt

Subject: "which" hunt
From: Dale Washburn <"Dale_F_Jr_Washburn%~BCS60"@CCMAIL.PNL.GOV>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 1994 08:36:00 -0700

Paul D. Race writes
> ...perfectly good grammar, but some clerically-trained nit-picker
> (the same kind of person who believes prepositions always have to
> precede the object, etc.)....

Call me a clerically-trained (sic) nit-picker (sic), but would this "kind of
person" also include those of us who still write "nitpicker" as one word and
believe it's ungrammatical to place a hyphen after adverbs ending in "-ly"?

just wondering,

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