WHO and THAT
We see these two words get mixed up a lot. Quite simply:
Who is for people, That is for things. (Usually... He he!)
Incorrect - There was a boy in my class that used to pick his nose.
Correct - There was a boy in my class who used to pick his nose.
Incorrect - Philip was my old friend that stole my bike.
Correct - Philip was my old friend who stole my bike.
Every Wednesday we bring you an edit tip of the day and on Mondays throughout the summer a series of SHOW DON'T TELL workshops!