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    #1

    of which the name

    1. He's written a book whose name I've forgotten.
    2. He's written a book of which the name I've forgotten.
    #1 is supposed to be correct. Is #2 also acceptable?

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    #2

    Re: of which the name

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    1. He's written a book whose name I've forgotten.
    2. He's written a book of which the name I've forgotten.
    #1 is supposed to be correct. Is #2 also acceptable?
    He's written a book, the name of which I've forgotten.

    Note: I have completely edited my response as when I went back and read it I realised my original answer was terrible!!
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 02-Jan-2012 at 11:55. Reason: Change of response

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    #3

    Re: of which the name

    I don't like any one of the above, except 1. and:
    He's written a book, the name of which I've forgotten.

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    #4

    Re: of which the name

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I don't like any one of the above, except 1. and:
    He's written a book, the name of which I've forgotten.
    My feeling also.

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