|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
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