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A new rule for the Queen and I?

  • John Honey


A fresh perspective on the prescription-versus-description debate, including a new approach to such pronominal (ab)use as ‘between you and I’



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English Today
  • ISSN: 0266-0784
  • EISSN: 1474-0567
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