This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
Do multiply plural NPs ("the boys and the girls") differ semantically from simply plural NPs ("John and Mary" or "the boys")? The "union theory" and the "sets theory" are contrasted in their answer to this question.