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Patrick S. O'Donnell

Grammatical corrections or comments should be sent to the author of the article.


Yes, I believe the correct idiom in English is "prohibit from" and "forbid to". Anyway, I wonder what would happen if postcards that carry short messages were sent to prisoners. Would the jail restrict such postcards?


"In Wisconsin, a prison forbade a prisoner from ordering the Physician’s Desk Reference" rendered into proper English would read "In Wisconsin, a prison forbade a prisoner to order the Physician’s Desk Reference."

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