[Eugene Volokh, June 21, 2007 at 5:24pm] Trackbacks
Idiomatic Prepositional Phrases:
Something is written in a magazine, but on a Web site — and something is visible on a Web site but at a construction site. Things on paper are written in pencil, but on or with a typewriter. I'm sure there are lots of other similar examples. Oy. People who have to learn English as adults must find it nightmarish, in a Kafkaesque way.