Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 07:23:08 -0500 From: Jim Crotty Subject: Re: one as a pronoun? In a message dated 11/9/97 5:13:14 PM, you wrote: <> I distinctly remember "one" being used by the English in England. I started using it after I returned from my Junior Year Abroad at the University of Sussex. So maybe we should make it a condition upon reentry that one cannot use "one" if "one" expects to be received as a normal, freethinking, relentlessly informal American. All those who fail the "one" test at customs will be remanded to the San Fernando Valley for reindoctrination. Jim Crotty How To Talk American monkmag[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]