them vs those : Common Errors in English

About them vs those

One use of “them” for “those” has become a standard catch phrase: “howdo you like them apples?” This is deliberate dialectical humor. But “Ilike them little canapes with the shrimp on top” is gauche; say instead"I like those little canapes."

them in News

  1. Corporate Whistle Blower Center Urges Physicians Call Them About Significant Whistleblower Reward Programs If They Can ...

    The Corporate Whistle Blower Center is urging physicians, or pharmaceutical industry insiders to call them if they have substantial proof a pharmaceutical product was defective, this information was known internally for years, and the company continued to sell the drug, regardless of the adverse, or even fatal effects to consumers, because this type of information can be worth millions in ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. Apple Has Developers (Mostly) Convinced That iOS 7 Will Make Them More Money

    Ask designers what they think about iOS 7 and you'll get an earful, a lof of it negative. But if you query developers about whether they think Apple's new mobile OS will make them richer, the answers are decidedly more positive. Heroku's Mattt Thompson told VentureBeat, "In the short term, there will be a mad rush to retrofit all of the existing apps out there. Apple essentially wrote a $100 ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Forbes

  3. U.S. sanctions four Lebanese men, accuses them of aiding Hezbollah

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on four Lebanese citizens on Tuesday, accusing them of fundraising and recruiting for Hezbollah in West Africa, as Washington seeks to cut off sources of cash for the Lebanese militant group. The U.S. Treasury Department said Ali Ibrahim al-Watfa, Abbas Loutfe Fawaz, Ali Ahmad Chehade, and Hicham Nmer Khanafer were sanctioned for acting ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

those in News

  1. Those evil black grasshoppers are back, but cicadas are giving Yankees a break

    I t’s half-past June and the world is alive with every kind of insect – those that creepeth, crawleth, biteth, and eateth my garden, and I am not well pleased.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The News-Reporter

  2. Walkers honor those who've faced cancer

    Cancer survivors and loved ones participating in honor of those who have died made a powerful impact last weekend at Fullerton's Relay For Life event. Held at Fullerton Union High School, walkers began the event with an opening ceremony featuring...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Fullerton News Tribune

  3. “Those Angry Days” the debate over America’s entry into WWII

    Lynne Olson’s “Those Angry Days” chronicles the years before America entered World War II, with colorful portraits of advocates who argued forcefully for entering the war, and for staying out of it.
    on June 9, 2013 Source: Seattle Times

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