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Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, also an inland

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Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and narrow "sea monster".

A. Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and narrow "sea monster".

B. Inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and norrow" sea monster" similar to the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, which, like Lake Champlain, is an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river.

C. Inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and narrow" sea monster" similar to Loch Ness's, which, like Lake Champlain, is an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river.

D. Like Loch Ness's reputed monster, inhabitants of the area around Lanke Champlain, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, claim sightings of a long and narrow" sea monster".

E. Similar to that reputed to live in Loch Ness, inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, claim sightings of a long and narrow"sea monster".

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10 Oct 2005, 07:13
Good one; Only B makes sense; others have modifier problems

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10 Oct 2005, 12:19
fresinha12 wrote:
what is wrong with C?

B for me too -

in C Inhabitants are compared to Loch Ness's ..... [inhabitants]

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11 Oct 2005, 14:36
I am stuck between B and C.

In the end porbably I will pick B.
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11 Oct 2005, 14:51
Definetly go with B. It corrects the modifier error.

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Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and narrow "sea monster".

A. Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and narrow "sea monster".

B. Inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and norrow" sea monster" similar to the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, which, like Lake Champlain, is an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river.

C. Inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and narrow" sea monster" similar to Loch Ness's, which, like Lake Champlain, is an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river.

D. Like Loch Ness's reputed monster, inhabitants of the area around Lanke Champlain, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, claim sightings of a long and narrow" sea monster".

E. Similar to that reputed to live in Loch Ness, inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, claim sightings of a long and narrow"sea monster".

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12 Oct 2005, 04:24
yeah, OA is B. OE is as you all pointed out.

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12 Oct 2005, 07:04
B is the best choice. Not sure who/what is referring to in the other choices

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