Date: Tue, 2 Dec 1997 11:42:40 -0500

From: Grant Barrett gbarrett[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]JERRYNET.COM

Subject: RE Re: At Their Web Site

From: Allan Metcalf

Our expert guesses demonstrate the arbitrariness of many usage "errors." It's

a game anyone can play; I can find a shocking "grammatical" error in

something you've said, and find it even more shocking that you don't

recognize the error, thereby demonstrating that I'm purer than thou.

Yes, exactly. I turns out that they did not like the possessive our/their when used with the the

organizational noun NAA..

I have collected the list's varied responses (thank you) and have forwarded them on to our

account people beginning with the phrase "The data are in and they show..."

Grant Barrett