[DWJ] A grammar realization - Where are we from?

Juliette Curtis jcurtis at harvestroad.com
Wed Apr 11 20:50:12 EDT 2007


That is the sort of pedantic nonsense up with which I will not put.
;-)
Juliette
(quoting Winston Churchill)

-----Original Message-----
From: dwj-bounces at suberic.net [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf Of
Minnow
Sent: Thursday, 12 April 2007 6:52 AM
To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion
Subject: Re: [DWJ] A grammar realization - Where are we from?

>> Where are we all from?
>> ODWJM - Bristol, anyone?
>> Sallyo
>
>I think you meant to write, "From where do we all _____?" where _____ is
>somewhat of a variable.
>
> From where do we all hail?  From the land of the grammar police.
>
>--Mark Allums

Tsk, tsk:

Whence do we all hail?  From the land of the *traditionalist* grammar
police.

:-)

Minnow (who winces occasionally when people on the radio say "from whence",
even if it *is* in the Apostles' Creed.)



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