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

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Thu Apr 12 14:21:02 EDT 2007


On Apr 11, 2007, at 4:51 PM, Minnow wrote:

>>> 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.)

All hail, Minnow, who shall be Queen of Traditionalist Grammar 
hereafter!

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