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Re: OT: non-standard pronouns mandated at University of Tennessee, K

... The strange thing is that somehow that sounds better than "Pat's roommate is coming. They have their own shoes".
Herman Miller
8:27 AM
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208291

Re: Conjunctional languages are boring!

... On definition: if we say that the simplest plausible language shows you how to express who did what to whom where, when etc., then you can call it FL or
Patrik Austin
7:19 AM
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208290

Re: The "Resultative" Form

On Fri, 4 Sep 2015 13:19:41 -0700 ... That's one of those "how long is a piece of string?" questions. From verbs, one can have derivatives for action
David McCann
3:09 AM
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208289

Re: OT: non-standard pronouns mandated at University of Tennessee, K

*delurking* Hello everybody! :-) ... If I am informed correctly, the career of "you" has begun in the plural. So, I can fully understand that it requires a
Harald S.
2:06 AM
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208288

Re: Fwd: Re: Roger Mills

... Thank you, Ph. D., for letting know and Mark for informing the list. ... [snip] ... Yes, it is indeed sad news about Roger. I did not personally know
R A Brown
1:07 AM
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208287

Re: OT: non-standard pronouns mandated at University of Tennessee, K

... It actually reminded me of how Vietnamese (and presumably other languages) often use names where English would use pronouns. IIRC Vietnamese is like
James Kane
10:26 PM
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208286

Re: The "Resultative" Form

I fully agree that those Wikipedia articles fail to properly classify the nominalizations. In my thought process, though, the nominalizations you have put
William Wright
8:46 PM
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208285

Re: The "Resultative" Form

You can't call them "resultative", as that's an established term for something else. They really don't fit into any semantic or grammatical category, other
William Wright
6:49 PM
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208284

Re: Roger Mills

... Sad news indeed. Roger brought many gifts to the list over the years, but I'll always remember how he gave us Christmas in May. ... A bit of whimsy. Don't
Herman Miller
5:47 PM
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208283

Re: The "Resultative" Form

... I fully agree that those Wikipedia articles fail to properly classify the nominalizations. In my thought process, though, the nominalizations you have put
J. 'Mach' Wust
4:38 PM
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208282

Re: Conjunctional languages are boring!

... Possibly. It does seem that we are slowly converging, but we have yet to see how long that state of affairs will persist.... ... Definition of and
Logan Kearsley
4:02 PM
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MorphemeAddict
4:02 PM
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208280

Re: OT: non-standard pronouns mandated at University of Tennessee, K

... There are some who take this argument to its logical extreme and argue that pronouns should be an open class -- that not only should we adopt one set of
Jim Henry
2:22 PM
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Re: The "Resultative" Form

On Wed, 2 Sep 2015 19:48:20 -0700 ... You can't call them "resultative", as that's an established term for something else. They really don't fit into any
David McCann
12:13 PM
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208278

Re: OT: non-standard pronouns mandated at University of Tennessee, K

Latejami was the source of the idea. stevo On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Logan Kearsley
MorphemeAddict
12:12 PM
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