17 May 2009

Pedantry

How nice to see - here in The Sunday Times - the correct use of the subjunctive:
The voters are entitled to one great expectation: that the prime minister of this country show leadership in a crisis.

1 comment:

Scottish Unionist said...

The en dash (–) or em dash (—) is acceptable for parenthetical use. The hyphen (-) is not.

;-)