Re: What the listowner says...

Subject: Re: What the listowner says...
From: Stephen Victor <svictor -at- LGC -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 1996 08:55:30 -0500

Rebecca Phillips wrote:

> Does anybody use a possessive with a gerund anymore? Does anybody know what I am talking about or why I attached this question to this particular message?

Yes, I know exactly why you did it, and I appreciate your doing so. As
to the first question, the usage seems to be dying out.

Regards,
Steve
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