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Re: Genitive Relationships again

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, March 15, 1999, 16:46
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 "terrorists". -- "It's bad manners to talk about ropes in the house of a man whose father was hanged." - Irish proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-name: NikTailor