Date: Thu, 12 Oct 1995 08:11:24 -0700 From: Dan Alford Subject: Re: If I was On Thu, 12 Oct 1995, Donald M. Lance wrote: > If you look at old, really old, grammar books, you'll see rules saying > that the proper past perfect subjunctive is > "If I had been more careful, ... I wouldn't have muddied the waters..." Wouldn't the really old ones have "Had I been more careful,..."?