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Josef Essberger

Joined: November 5, 2011
Comments posted: 3
Votes received: 15

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To me speaking BrE the following seems normal:

Th: "next Wednesday"
Fr: "next Wednesday"
Sa: "next Wednesday" / "this Wednesday (coming)"
Su: "this Wednesday"
Mo: "this Wednesday"
Tu: "tomorrow" / "tomorrow, Wednesday"
We: "today"

And for me "Wednesday week" means the Wednesday after the Wednesday following the day on which I am speaking :-)

Josef Essberger November 5, 2011, 11:52am

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I think all your three sentences are correct/in common usage except that the second has an unnecessary comma.

Josef Essberger November 5, 2011, 11:40am

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Both that and who/whom can be correct for people. It makes a useful distinction.

My neighbour that lives above me also complained about the noise.
My neighbour, who is very old, also complained about the noise.
My neigbour, whom I have never met, also complained about the noise.

Josef Essberger November 5, 2011, 11:30am

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