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Alleged misuse of reflexive pronouns

Philip B. Corbett, "Me and Myself", NYT 12/22/2015: Several readers have lamented a tendency, in The Times and elsewhere, for writers to misuse so-called reflexive pronouns — the ones that end in “-self” or “-selves.” Mr. Corbett tells us what he thinks the rule is — more on this later — and then gives a list of five examples of (what he considers to be) mistakes from past NYT stories. It’s a small point,...