DavidW wrote: > DavidW wrote: > > Brian Chandler wrote: > >> And don't worry, if this is "embarrassment", let's have more of it... > > > > Okay then. Let's go. > > But before I do, let's give the mathematicians one last chance. > Sentence: > 'Who is this "you" whom some believe can contain an infinite number of what > exactly?' > > The verb of interest here is "contain". The subject of that verb, as given in > the sentence, is "whom". The object is "an infinite number of what exactly". > Grammatically, we can simplify the who/whom dispute to: "Whom can contain an > infinite number of what exactly?" > > Does anyone believe that this is correct?
It's certainly mysterious. So what is the subject of the sentence? And why isn't it in the nominative case?
(And you really think set theory is about *people* containing things? Wow.)