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Monday, December 10, 2007
Were it Indeed a Subjunctive ...
Claudette Reed-Upton's Notes on the Practical Subjunctive is an excellent look at the use of the subjunctive—the verb form that "expresses what you might call wishful thinking"—and I recommend it highly.
I really enjoy reading your blog and you certainly are good with words, but the colour change after clicking on the link made me go blind for a few seconds.
Should have warned us ;)
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