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Essentially (was Re: cases (nom/acc vs sub/obj))

From:Nik <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, September 14, 2000, 23:33
Jonathan Chang wrote:
> Same here. (Just to make sure the right peep gets credit for this > wonderfully terse critique... Was it Lars Henrik Mathiesen that originally > wrote this quip???)
Yep. Let's paraphrase it for John Cowan's essentialist page - "English is essentially a whore" ;-) Appropriate lexically, too, taking words from all over the globe. -- Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos God gave teeth; God will give bread - Lithuanian proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor