Dennis Hodgson

Joined: October 2, 2011

Number of comments posted: 2

Number of votes received: 5

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Re: Proper use of st, nd, rd, and th — ordinal indicators  •  October 2, 2011, 8:00am  •  5 votes

Never mind whether one uses ordinal or cardinal numbers in dates. To my ears, "September 11th" sounds daft, implying as it does that there have been ten previous Septembers (cf. Henry VIII, Pope Bened

Re: What happened to who, whom and whose?  •  October 2, 2011, 4:29am  •  0 vote

What I want to comment on is not the substitution of "that" for "who/whom" but the substitution of "that" for "which" in defining relative clauses, now distressingly common. I don't mind that usage ch