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Re: Doing without relative, coordinate and subordinate clauses?

From:Jeff Rollin <jeff.rollin@...>
Date:Sunday, July 1, 2007, 9:15
In the last episode, (On Sunday 01 July 2007 03:44:58), wrote:
> In a message dated 6/30/2007 10:50:11 AM Central Daylight Time, > > jeff.rollin@GMAIL.COM writes: > > I > > wanted to do without relative, coordinate and subordinate clauses, and > > use participles and the like instead, I had no idea how to go about it. > > From your example it looks like you are not eliminating any of those types > of clauses, but only changing the form. The relative clause reminds me of > Chinese and Japanese. > > stevo </HTML>
Yes, that would probably be more accurate. The model is Chinese, Japanese and other languages that are restricted to one finite verb per sentence, not Piraha! Jeff -- "Please understand that there are small European principalities devoted to debating Tcl vs. Perl as a tourist attraction." -- Cameron Laird