Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
I received an excellent question on our Facebook page recently. Instead of answering right away, I threw it out for …
Pronouns are wonderful little words that make speaking and writing easier. Imagine if you had to use your name every time you refer to yourself. Instead of saying “I left my keys in my car,” you’d have to say, “Irving Pigwart left Irving Pigwart’s keys in Irving Pigwart’s car.” And just think how irritating this would be if your name really was Irving Pigwart!
The difference between who and whom is a matter of case. There are three cases for personal pronouns: nominative, objective, and possessive.