Commonly Confused Word Pairs: Whoever/whomever

October 25, 2007: Issue 210

Well, maybe it’s not educational, but it’s funny. Check out this clip.

Nominative versus objective case—now that’s comedy gold. And it brings to mind one of our favorite movie lines: Luke Perry as Oliver Pike in Buffy the Vampire Slayer asking, “Are you addressing I?”

Do you have a favorite grammar-related line of dialogue? E-mail it to us.

For the recordIn that clip from The Office, Ryan was right.

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