Day: August 20, 2014

Tips from the Editor – A Problem of Ours: Possessive Pronouns

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editor1aBy Kelly Laycock

This post is the final entry to the trilogy about pronouns. Check out the first two posts about subjective and objective pronouns, You and I vs. You and Me, and reflexive pronouns, Me, Myself and I. This third post is about possessive pronouns.

Possessive pronouns are like toddlers. They find it hard to share. It’s mine! This is my book and that is your pencil. Sometimes they are his and sometimes hers, but our things are ours not yours or theirs. But can things really be his/hers?      Read the rest of this entry »