Monday, September 28, 2009

The Free Online Dictionary proves that you get what you pay for

The Free Online Dictionary and a couple of other online references are attempting to establish that the word "whose" may correctly be used as a possessive form of "that", arguing that writing "of which" sounds stilted, and so the more idiomatic "whose" sounds better.


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

So it is fine to say "A building, whose rooms are filled with trash, needs cleaning" ???

Bob Crowley said...

Apparently, if you believe these degenerated online sources of misinformation.