Just between us: He is wrong

If you think that this use of the pronoun he on Yahoo! Sports is correct, I have some advice for you: Find yourself a competent editor because your grasp of English grammar is a tad wanting:

between he sports hp

The use of he is probably an example of “hyper-correction”: In an attempt to be absolutely, completely, and totally correct the writer chose the subjective case for the pronoun because he mistakenly thinks it sounds classier than the objective case (which is him).

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3 Responses to “Just between us: He is wrong”

  1. ZZMike Says:

    That one happens a lot. But “between he and” doesn’t even sound right.

  2. ZZMike Says:

    PS: I just got an eMail ad for an “Instant Grammar Checker” (paste text here, see if it passes). Maybe I should forward it to the worshipful editors at Yahoo!


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