Re: Whose

Subject: Re: Whose
From: Romay Jean Sitze <rositze -at- NMSU -dot- EDU>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 1995 11:22:19 -0600

On Thu, 6 Apr 1995, Richard Mateosian wrote:

> Is "whose" so terrible, as in

> Select the vault containing the file whose number of versions you wish to
> change.

I was always taught to use "whose" when refering to people only. "Which"
or "that" are more appropriate when referring to "things".

RoMay Sitze People are persuaded more
rositze -at- nmsu -dot- edu by the depth of your conviction
than the height of your logic,
More by your enthusiasm
than any proof you can offer.
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