karlb

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Re: My mother wishes my child be like me.  •  May 27, 2009, 11:53am  •  1 vote

Isn't the sentence "My mother wishes my child were like I" more of a conditional mode rather than a subjunctive mode? Conditional mode generally implies the impossibility of attaining the goal stated

Re: “It is one of his girlfriends.”  •  May 13, 2009, 7:46pm  •  0 vote

The sentence as I heard it and the reason it struck me as being unusual, phonetically transcribed, was: Whose car is it? It is one of his GIRLZFRENDZ. Though this is a linguistic innovation, to m