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From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
Behalf Of Padraic Brown

> Yep - _were_ is the subjunctive, and just about hangs on in _if_ 
> clauses, e.g. "If I were you, I'd ...".

Right. I don't even hear it much in those clauses anymore.
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I use it regularly.  As a matter of fact I prefer the inverted word order:
"Were I you...."
Charlie