Petri on “whom.”

 

Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri wrote a clever but somewhat incoherent piece on the word “whom.”   The first link is her column as it was published.  See if you can see places where the incoherence lies, due to her not consistently following the use/ mention distinction.  The highlighted version posted here indicates where quotation marks need to go

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