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The Bellinghman
Date: 2009-11-04 13:07
Subject: Today's schoolboy howler
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The social morays at the time looked down on unmarried mothers.

I wasn't aware that the Moray was a schooling fish.

(From http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8340741.stm)

ETA: Now fixed.
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oldbloke
User: oldbloke
Date: 2009-11-04 13:42 (UTC)
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I prefer 'of the time' to 'at the time', too.
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The Bellinghman
User: bellinghman
Date: 2009-11-04 14:29 (UTC)
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Yes, 'of the time' would be preferable, but as 'at the time' isn't actually incorrect, I'm not going to count it against the writer.
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