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.
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