Re: OT: Corpses, etc. (was: Re: Gender in conlangs (was: Re: Umlauts (was Re: Elves and Ill Bethisad)))
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, November 11, 2003, 2:20|
Costentin Cornomorus scripsit:
> That makes sense. For me who doesn't speak Danish
> and doesn't know what a systembolaget is, either
> of the versions with "the" attached are OK. The
> one without "the" may be OK for Danish, but not
Well, it depends on whether you assimilate "Systembolaget" to
"the Supreme Court" or "Cisco". Some proper names demand
articles, like "the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority",
and some don't, like "Disney World".
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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