I was arrested today by the Grammar Police for writing this sentence: “This question, when asked, is intended to reveal some insight into whoever I am.”
I don’t think I am guilty. Is it whomever? All things point to Whomever, but I don’t think it is.
And, this guy (my grammar book) didn’t give me much clarity, either:
But you know who did have the answer?! My eighty-seven-year old Aunt Frances. She hails from a nursing home in suburban Massachusetts. All her grammar lightbulbs are still turned on. And, I was correct. The answer in the above sentence is: whoever. Phew.