> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, David Watson wrote:You missed my apostrophe at the end of "I work nights'".
> > Anyway, I am talking specifically about so called
> > correct English usage, and not just that of the U.S.
> > It's been many years since I attended English class
> > in high school, but I'm pretty sure that it isn't
> > considered correct to write "I work nights'".
> Hmmm. I'll just write a few words here and then I'll go home.
> Does that sound right? But if it's "correct" to say "I'll go
> home" and not "I'll go *to* home", then it is equally correct
> to say "I work nights" and not "... *at* nights". It is simply
> a matter of idiom: "...at nights" in Britain, "... nights" in
> USA. There is no correct or incorrect about it. In British
> English it is quite customary to say "I'll phone you", but not
> "I'll write you". One would be hard put to find a grammatical
> distinction in there anywhere.