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Re: CHAT: Greenberg's universals for SVO languages

From:Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Saturday, September 9, 2000, 21:43
taliesin the storyteller wrote:

> * Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...> [000909 19:49]: > > Comrie has a whole chapter on this in "Language Universals and Linguistic > > Typology". Unfortunately, his prose style is so thick (if precise) that I > > find it hard to remember much of what he says. > > Hvæt, Comrie's prose "thick"?! He's the most readable of 'em all! I > sure wonder what you find easy to read ;)
Perhaps it was only the content. But I found Dixon an easier read than Comrie. ====================================== Tom Wier | "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." ======================================