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A which hunter at it again

I just proofread an article of mine which had been copy-edited, in the process of which all my whichs (and some whos) had been changed into thats! Copy-editors tend to be anonymous, but I bet this person was American. Another … Continue reading

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That or which? or both?

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Elsewhere in this blog (search for: “A which hunt”), I referred to the different prescriptions for usage of which and that in British and American English. The American advice to “use that before a restrictive clause and which before everything else” suggests that that is … Continue reading

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