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To: Desdemona
"I ran. He ran with ME. I ran BY MYSELF"

Just noticed your tagline, Des. Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't you have to have multiple personalities or an out-of-body experience to run by yourself? :)

If you possessed either of the above attributes, you could sing by yourself and harmonize in a live performance.

God bless,

EODGUY
30 posted on 01/18/2004 3:38:28 PM PST by EODGUY
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To: EODGUY
Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't you have to have multiple personalities or an out-of-body experience to run by yourself?

Possibly. My problem is that people are using me, myself and I interchangeably and they are not. I is subjective, me is objective and myself is reflexive. Myself cannot (okay should not) be used unless either I or me is somewhere earlier in the sentence. It has to reflect. MAJOR pet peeve of mine. Don't know why.

If you possessed either of the above attributes, you could sing by yourself and harmonize in a live performance.

Only if it's a soprano duet.:)
31 posted on 01/18/2004 5:08:49 PM PST by Desdemona (I ran. He ran with ME. I ran BY MYSELF. (myself is reflexive) grammar rant off (pet peeve))
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