Re: Genitive Relationships again
|From:||Kenji Schwarz <schwarz@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 15, 1999, 20:21|
On Mon, 15 Mar 1999, Nik Taylor wrote:
> John Cowan wrote:
> > There is a genre of jokes which claims that English
> > inflects adjectives for person (by suppletion), thus:
> > I am firm, you are stubborn, he is pig-headed.
> Or, people we like are "freedom fighters", people we don't like are
Well, there's also always the old anthropologists' observation that it's
strange how Europe's unrests stem from nationalist ideology, whereas
Africa is simply a hotbed of tribal hatreds.