Friday, 30 September 2011

Whom Are You Looking at?

I would be happy if 'whom' disappeared from the language - it almost always introduces a kind of stiff pomposity to any sentence. Of course, there are situations where it is necessary but, even if you are fond of it, you'd have to agree that using it as if it were the nominative is utterly wrong. All the same, I'm glad that someone did so, because it means I have an excuse to provide a link to this quite funny story.


  1. That is a remarkably ill written letter from the retailer. It reads as if he had written it in a foreign language and run it through a bad translation program.

  2. I thought almost everything about the incident and the correspondence was pretty comic, George.