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..."
gbarrett[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]dfjp.com