The Entomophagist

Joined: September 23, 2011

Number of comments posted: 4

Number of votes received: 2

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Re: “for long”  •  September 23, 2011, 12:02pm  •  0 vote

Very interesting. It always struck me as odd that one says "Won't you go?" but one can't say "Will not you go?" In fact one would have to drag it out to "Will you not go?" which sounds downright antiq

Re: “My writing books” or “Me writing books”?  •  September 23, 2011, 11:47am  •  0 vote

It seems to me that the hard and fast rule "always use the possessive" is patently wrong, but in this case the first sentence makes more sense. "Me writing" is just less seemly as a subject, than "my

Re: What happened to who, whom and whose?  •  September 23, 2011, 11:27am  •  0 vote

You cannot desecrate the mundane. There has never been a golden age of English usage before your pure sacred language was muddied in the mouths of those boorish commoners. I am certain that people tha

Re: “This Wednesday” vs. “Next Wednesday”  •  September 23, 2011, 11:03am  •  2 votes

In the Southern US, I often hear people say "Tuesday week" to indicate that the event is not the coming Tuesday, but the one after. E.g. : "I'm leaving for Vicksburg Thursday week, and I need some