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    A cute little penguin, his image

    I initially had a doubt if this "A cute little penguin, his image" is grammatically correct, but maybe it's acceptable as there's no absolute rule in English, I guess. What do you think?

    28)...a new Korean character named Pororo has achieved worldwidefame on an unprecedented level. A cute little penguin, his image is now featured on a wide variety of items on sale in 82 different countries To date, about 2000 different...
    Last edited by keannu; 09-May-2013 at 17:47.

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    Re: A cute little penguin, his image

    It is correct, and a different way of writing 'He is a cute little penguin whose image is now featured....'

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    Re: A cute little penguin, his image

    ...although some grammarians would look askance at the misrelated clause. I much prefer your version.

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