Date: Fri, 18 Mar 1994 15:57:12 -0500 From: Cathy Ball Subject: Re: New Genitive Pronoun? Michael Montgomery writes: 'We must be very careful in assuming something is new by virtue of our paying notice to it for the first time.' Well said, Michael! I recall the discussion on LINGUIST of nominative pronouns in accusative conjunctions occasioned by Bill Clinton's speech (Give AL Gore and I a chance, or something like that), where a number of people thought they had only just started hearing this and it has in fact been around for at least 300 years, if not longer ... -- Cathy Ball (cball[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]