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Re: Preposition Rule  •  June 15, 2006, 9:18am  •  1 vote

You can re-arrange any sentence to remove a dangling prepostion, so by leaving one in your sentence it implies that you speak without carefully thinking first.

Re: Using [sic]  •  June 15, 2006, 9:16am  •  1 vote

Or you could put the sic in after every sentence in your paper and absolve yourself from all blame whatsoever! Im joking, but still...

Re: There is more than one user  •  June 15, 2006, 9:13am  •  3 votes

To clarify the reasoning, "than one" is a prepositional phrase. Words in prepositional phrases do not count toward plurality, so the question comes down to "there is (a) user" vs "there are (a user)".

Re: I wonder why?  •  June 15, 2006, 9:07am  •  1 vote

Although It is strongly preferred to not use a question mark in such a sentence, there is reason to do so. Question marks do not necessarily imply that a question has been asked, they merely imply tha

Re: “This is she” vs. “This is her”  •  June 15, 2006, 9:03am  •  64 votes

When you say "this is her/she," you are not implying the word "speaking." In fact what you are doing is equating yourself to the person for whom the caller is asking. If the caller is asking for Sarah