Share this Page URL

Chapter 7. Multiple-Vehicle Wrecks: Pron... > A Match Made in Writer's Heaven - Pg. 71

Multiple-Vehicle Wrecks: Pronoun Reference 71 Take My Word for It Pronouns are among the most frequently used words in English. Among the top 100 words: he, it, his, I, they, you, she, we, him. Possession and Pronouns Don't use a pronoun to refer to a noun's possessive form (the form that shows ownership). You can't use a noun's possessive form as the antecedent to a pronoun, unless the pronoun is also in the possessive case. This sounds a lot trickier than it is, trust me ... and read these examples: Confusing: The proctologist's discovery brought him fame. Quoth the Maven