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The "sports subjunctive": neither sports-related nor subjunctive

The so-called sports subjunctive has been in the news, and was discussed in this post by Mark Liberman. Mark is absolutely right in his interpretation of the crucial example under discussion (Judge Martin did not claim to be a Muslim, he used a colloquial counterfactual conditional with the meaning "if I were a Muslim"); [...]
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Judge Bars Citigroup Settlement With Feds

Business & Finance : Business from Newser (2 years ago)

A federal judge has halted Citigroup’s proposed $285 million settlement with regulators, calling it “neither reasonable, nor fair, nor adequate, nor in the public interest.” In New York City, Judge Jed Rakoff has ordered a trial ove... Read Post

GJW and online discussion

Religion / Judaism : PaleoJudaica.com (18 hours ago)

LIV INGEBORG LIED: GJW and the status of online academic discussion: will you cite this? This post will neither discuss aspects of the textual contents of GJW nor the possible status of the fragment or its text as a forgery - I am n... Read Post

International Business Machines' Management Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Business & Finance / Investing : Seeking Alpha (51 minutes ago)

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call April 16, 2014 16:30 ET Executives Patricia Murphy - Vice President, Investor Relations Martin Schroeter - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Pr... Read Post


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