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    Quote Originally Posted by ShirleyLing View Post
    So, the example cited in post #6 (from some newspaper) is error free?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner View Post
    When referring to people, we generally use the relative pronoun who. ...five people who are unemployed.
    In BrE, we use both- who is more common in formal language, but in general usage, both are used.

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