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Re: Case

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Thursday, July 15, 1999, 15:33
Nik Taylor wrote:
> > Patrick Dunn wrote: > > English has three by my count. The accusative usually isn't marked, > > except for pronouns. So we have nom (I), genitive (my, or bob's), and > > accusative (me). > > Okay, EXCEPTING 1st and 3rd person animate pronouns, only two cases. > NOUNS have only two cases, and there's no reason why pronouns couldn't > do the same - 2nd person and 3rd person neuter already do.
No reason except custom, which shudders at the thought! Me am going to the store? ~~~~~~~~~~~~!! <--shuddering ;-) Sally ============================================================ SALLY CAVES (bragpage) (T. homepage) (all else) ===================================================================== Niffodyr tweluenrem lis teuim an. "The gods have retractible claws." from _The Gospel of Bastet_ ============================================================