THEORY: Tenses for Time Travelers; Plus, Moods and Modalities ...
|From:||Doug Dee <amateurlinguist@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, August 18, 2005, 0:09|
In a message dated 8/17/2005 7:44:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>The same impulse prompts me to ask about
>a tense system for time-travellers.
If you have not already done so, you might want to look up the remarks on
tenses & time-traveling in chapter 15 of _The Restaurant at the End of the
Universe_, by Douglas Adams.
(This is humorous rather than useful, but seemed worth mentioning.)