Monday, August 8, 2011

David Marsh on the subjunctive

With a nod to Macbeth, David Marsh looks at the subjunctive: If it were done when ’tis done, then ’twere well it were done correctly (The Guardian).

(And he quotes OCA on if I were and if I was.)

comments: 2

loughbrickland said...

And don't miss the comments!!!!!

Michael Leddy said...

Yes, I’ve been following them. I wish I’d thought of Yeats’s “Politics.”