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|Subject: Re: Poll: Errors||Date: 11/3/2001 10:46 PM|
|Author: Windowseat||Number: 8 of 13861|
The mistake that most annoys me is the misuse of 'only.'
Only is singular. You may not write, "One of the only few . . ."
You may write, "One of the few . . ."
you may write, "The only . . ."
This seems to be the mistake that causes me to start talking to myself.
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