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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,
tomhchappell@YAHOO.COM writes:

>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.) Doug