Date: Mon, 11 Sep 1995 17:21:50 EDT
From: Douglas Bayer x3701 3NW dbayer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YUKON.HQ.ILEAF.COM
Subject: Re: DEG ADJ of a N
Do you have a simple explanation for the OF in these
"how long of a drive" constructions?
Many speakers object strongly to the intrusive "of."
Yet to my ear its quite natural. I'd love to learn