The Thats down in Thatville

  • “The former resident … contacted a current resident that lives adjacent from the submerged object.”

Nothing is adjacent from anything. You can be adjacent to it. No other adjacencies allowed.

Also: I vote for every human to be a “who.”

A human is not “that.”

“That” is for objects, and situations, and a grade-schooler’s cussing. (“That is unacceptable, young lady!”)

Stand up for your right to be a Who.

One thought on “The Thats down in Thatville

  1. Funny that “who” is used correctly in the first part of the sentence, but when it comes to a restrictive clause, “that” is used.


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