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A brief lesson on words

August 28, 2013
By Ted Rowe , Marshall Independent

The title to the sermon a couple of weeks ago was printed as "Who(m) do you trust?" Sure enough, after the close of the service, the pastor mentioned that the title was listed in that way because of an English teacher he had many years ago. My pastor's English teacher could have been mine. It was an insistence by those teachers to use the objective case of "who" which should be used in that question which, more properly, should be, "In whom do you trust?"

 
 

 

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