If today was your last day and tomorrow was too lateShouldn't each and every one of those "was"es be replaced with "were," to properly use the subjunctive "to express wishes, commands, emotion, possibility, judgment, opinion, necessity, or statements that are contrary to fact at present?"
Could you say goodbye to yesterday?
Would you live each moment like your last
Leave old pictures in the past?
Donate every dime you had, if today was your last day?
What if, what if, if today was your last day?
Friday, July 17, 2009
AND DON'T EVEN GET ME STARTED ON THE FLAWED METAPHORS OF KATY PERRY: There are many reasons to dislike the incredibly derivative rock stylings of Nickelback, but their current hit's lack of command of the subjunctive mood is yet another. The chorus proclaims:
Posted by Matt at 7:58 AM