Peanuts by Charles Schulz for February 05, 1957
Schroeder approaches Charlie Brown sitting and reading. Schroeder asks, "Would you say, 'If I Were King' or would you say, 'If I Was King'?"(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown replies, "I think you would properly say, 'If I Were King'..."(BR) (BR) He continues, "Of course if you really wanted to, you could say, 'If I Was King'..."(BR) (BR) He concludes, "But then if you were the kind who said, 'If I Was King', you'd probably never get to Be king!" Schroeder looks at the reader.(BR) (BR)
Mizzahally almost 11 years ago
Explain “Stupidity”, Schroeder!
yow4zip Premium Member about 6 years ago
Schroeder is already King of the Piano.
ootey almost 5 years ago
Now, did everyone get that?
JimDerry about 2 years ago
So, we were well into losing the subjunctive as far back as 1957. So sad, as it’s useful.