Language Note of the Week 26

Short and not simple this week:

instead of the half-Slovenglish “how it would be like…,” write “what it would be like to…”

NOT: “I wonder how it would be like to climb Everest.”

BUT: “I wonder WHAT it would be like to climb Everest.”

The Google test:
1) “how it would be like to” – c. 2 million hits (Slovenia’s population)
2) “what it would be like to” – c. 93 million hits (Germany and Greece’s population combined)

All Language Notes of the Week are available at:
http://www2.arnes.si/~bjason/LNW.pdf

(c) Jason Blake

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