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#26 2008-09-08 18:07:56

richvh
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Re: English as she is abused.

That's prescriptivist rather than descriptivist.  In actual fact, native speakers use "that" to refer to people.


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#27 2008-09-08 21:37:06

Setris
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Re: English as she is abused.

Interesting article on the subject: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carol-mar … 00292.html

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#28 2008-09-09 07:43:39

運転者
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Re: English as she is abused.

Setris: An interesting rant that you found there: While I rather sympathise with the writer's comments, the "that/who" choice is largely one of dialect, I'm thinking.

Last edited by 運転者 (2008-09-09 07:49:36)


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