Re: Who or Whom?

Subject: Re: Who or Whom?
From: "Wilcox, John (WWC, Contractor)" <wilcoxj -at- WDNI -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 13:53:00 -0800

From: Vanessa Weibler

Call me crazy-- but shouldn't it be "it was HE at the store"? Which
make it "it was who at the store" (if I even could find a context for
Any other thoughts out there?

Dear Crazy,

It was indeed he. The correct form of the pronoun would be clearer by
expanding the sentence to include that which is understood. It was he
[who was] at the store.


John Wilcox, Documentation Specialist
Timberlands Information Services, Application Delivery Group
Weyerhaeuser, WWC 2E2, Box 2999
Tacoma, WA 98477-2999 USA
253-924-7972 mailto:wilcoxj -at- wdni -dot- com
(I don't speak for Weyerhaeuser, and they return the favor.)

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