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    Someone must have seen the mugger, mustn't they? Why can't we use "mustn't s/he"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lille82 View Post
    Someone must have seen the mugger, mustn't they? Why can't we use "mustn't s/he"
    We can.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    This test book is so strict... It accepts only one good solution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lille82 View Post
    This test book is so strict... It accepts only one good solution.
    Then throw it away.
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    I was thinking of that... and get a nice one instead that allows at least two good solutions.

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