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Mar
29
comment “Both the first and the last [plural]” vs. “both the first and the last [singular]”
It's worse than that. There is a variation on this announcement that asks passengers to 'respect the quiet carriages' when presumably we are being asked to respect the wishes of the other people in those carriages.
Aug
8
comment Can I say “you are asking a wrong person”?
I changed the example to something less clumsy, although it still isn't perfect.
Aug
8
comment Can I say “you are asking a wrong person”?
@rsegal We seem to have cross-posted similar sentiments.