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by scw1217
Thu Sep 29, 2005 9:07 am
Forum: Grammar
Topic: That or Which?
Replies: 6
Views: 13252

You have all been of great help. Thanks! As to your points, I can see now how the commas change the meaning of the sentence. I also see how, given you have not read those chapters 1,000 times, you would have no idea what they are about, and yet you grasped the meaning very well. This pleases me some...
by scw1217
Mon Sep 26, 2005 11:44 am
Forum: Grammar
Topic: That or Which?
Replies: 6
Views: 13252

Okay, I see your point. That sentence was not taken from the book's text, but from my head and may have been a poor example. Here are a couple of samples from the book. I have included extra sentences for context. Please keep in mind, I am not responsible for content. 1. In reverse manner, a problem...
by scw1217
Mon Sep 26, 2005 8:08 am
Forum: Grammar
Topic: That or Which?
Replies: 6
Views: 13252

That or Which?

Here's an interesting question, I'd like an answer to. As stated in my 1st post re the good word, basilect, it has become my lot in life to proofread things. That said, and in a nutshell, I am currently proofreading the grammar for a book my boss (who also happens to be my mom) is writing. I feel mo...
by scw1217
Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:58 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: BASILECT
Replies: 17
Views: 11496

Hello - I love your Good Words each day. This one brought many thoughts to mind, esp. in your reference the southern language being a basilect. I am certainly not a scholar, but it seems my lot in life to proofread things. Any job I am hired to perform dissolves into such. That said, it has translat...

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