Is it necessary to distinguish inclusiveness in possessivemarkers?
|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 26, 2004, 9:10|
Andreas Johansson wrote:
> If it's not used in English (or some yall-free variants thereof), it's either
> not necessary, or English isn't a usable language. The later position does
> seem somewhat hard to defend.
Well, it's no less necessary sg/pl in 1st or 3rd person. Sure, you
*can* avoid it, but you can also avoid it in 1st person. Avoiding it
just in 2nd person seems rather English-like.
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