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Re: confession: roots

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 8, 2001, 19:14
Amanda Babcock wrote:
> > On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 12:30:00AM -0400, Nik Taylor wrote: > > > But, what the child does would be a passive verb, and thus would not > > *need* a passive. What's the passive of "die"? :-) > > I think I read some years ago that new research showed that babies had more > input into and control over the time of birth than was previously thought.
Oops, I just realized I had a typo, I meant "what the child does would be an *intransitive* verb". I actually agree that an active verb would make more sense. -- Cenedl heb iaith, cenedl heb galon A nation without a language is a nation without a heart - Welsh proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42