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girl gone mad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-24-03 08:08 PM
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15. Except..
They still teach it in school and test for proper usage of it on the ACT exams.

Easy rule, the him or he rule:

"Who should we trust?"

if you can answer the question "We should trust him", use whom.
On the other hand, if the answer "we should trust he" had made more sense, you would use who.

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  -Olbermann: Pentagon denies soldiers in Mosul bashed with concrete karlschneider  Nov-24-03 07:04 PM   #0 
  - They are desperate to avoid comparisons with Somalia  Jacobin   Nov-24-03 07:08 PM   #1 
  - Saw that, Karl  CatWoman   Nov-24-03 07:10 PM   #2 
  - I hate to be a stickler, but...  louis-t   Nov-24-03 07:21 PM   #5 
     - Objective case  CatWoman   Nov-24-03 07:24 PM   #7 
     - No offense taken. But "whom" has essentially been relegated to archaic  karlschneider   Nov-24-03 07:25 PM   #9 
        - This sounds like  HFishbine   Nov-24-03 07:29 PM   #12 
        - Except..  girl gone mad   Nov-24-03 08:08 PM   #15 
  - Don't believe the Pentagon!  louis-t   Nov-24-03 07:16 PM   #3 
  - good luck pushing that story  Sagan   Nov-24-03 07:18 PM   #4 
  - I hate to be gruesome..  louis-t   Nov-24-03 07:24 PM   #6 
     - I think someone posted a thread last night  CatWoman   Nov-24-03 07:25 PM   #8 
        - Well, I saw those pictures and didn't see any concrete blocks!  karlschneider   Nov-24-03 07:28 PM   #11 
  - and Jessica Lynch was raped  Cocoa   Nov-24-03 07:27 PM   #10 
  - and GW Bush  CatWoman   Nov-24-03 07:29 PM   #13 
  - The pics were gruesome and  MasonJar   Nov-24-03 07:50 PM   #14 
  - I had a feeling this was coming.  girl gone mad   Nov-24-03 08:11 PM   #16 

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