whom whom

08/07/17 10:23

'Whom' is so often replaced by 'who' these days that I was beginning to think the pronoun might become obsolete. But, on the front page of the Miami Herald's sports section this morning, I saw my first example of 'whom' ungrammatically replacing 'who'. It was in the reader, or sub-head, to the story about the Dolphins' new acquisition: "With Ryan Tannehill out indefinitely, Miami coach Adam Gase has been reunited with quarterback Jay Cutler, whom agreed to a one-year deal ..."

 

By Thomas Swick • Category: Americans

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