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----- Original Message -----
From: "Nik Taylor" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2002 9:26 PM
Subject: Re: 2nd pers. pron. for God


> bnathyuw wrote:
> > i imagine the most british
> > rephrasing would be 'the judge ordered the prisoners
> > to be placed in detention'
>
> That, to me, sounds like the prisoners were the ones who received the
> orders, as if the judge said to them "Be placed in detention!"  :-)
>


I think he mucked up there...I'd say 'the judge ordered that the prisoners
be placed in detention'