Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Pronouns Without Antecedents
Police, teens split on need for them

The need for police or the need for teens? Silly reader, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch headline writer is relying on the often overlooked grammatical precept of the implied antecedent, in this case, "curfew."

If grammar were the only thing that the Post overlooked.

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