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Subject:Re: Who or Whom? From:DURL <durl -at- BUFFNET -dot- NET> Date:Thu, 12 Feb 1998 09:40:45 -0500
Of course you're right!! Most of the tech writers I've interviewed
can not define active voice!! And most employers don't care, as long as
they can use the software du jour!!
It was he who at the store bought bread.
Mary Durlak Erie Documentation Inc.
East Aurora, New York (near Buffalo)
durl -at- buffnet -dot- net
On Wed, 11 Feb 1998, Vanessa Weibler wrote:
> << He was at the store.
> Who was at the store?
> It was him at the store.
> It was whom at the store? >>
> Call me crazy-- but shouldn't it be "it was HE at the store"? Which would
> make it "it was who at the store" (if I even could find a context for that
> Any other thoughts out there?
> Questioning whether my English degree is indeed valid,
> Vanessa Weibler :-)