Why "'Em" Isn't Short for "Them." The Subjunctive. Sussies.

05.13.2022 - By Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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When you say "Go get 'em!" you think that's short for "Go get them," but you're wrong! We look at the fascinating history of some English pronouns. Plus, we look at how Neil Gaiman uses the subjunctive mood in "American Gods" to underscore moments of uncertainty.

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