Regina grammaticae

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Re: want it that way  •  July 14, 2011, 11:43am  •  0 vote

Rather than it being a question of grammatical precision vs. colloquialism, or even of style, I think including or omitting the “in” is a matter of nuance. It seems to me, leaving it out of this cons

Re: Common vs. Commonplace  •  July 14, 2011, 10:35am  •  4 votes

Hmm, I respectfully disagree, Kyle. I would say it's just the opposite; I can't think of any situation in regular conversation where a person can't use "common" as a replacement for "commonplace.” (