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"Difficult" clauses

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 9, 2007, 14:03
Taruven is nearing (syntactic) completeness, and I'm looking for
complex clauses to test with. What's your favorite sentences to
test things like clause embedding, clause chaining, long
distance anaphora etc., and what types of "hard" problems am I

There's a trick to this question: I'm not looking for problems
due to semantic phenomena (as the vocab is, uhm, lagging behind
the syntax more than just a little...). So things similar to
"colorless green dreams sleep furiously", which supposedly makes
no sense (but I can imagine it or translate it  easily enough)
but have a very simple syntactic structure, are all out of the

I tried legal and medical texts but got bogged down in not
knowing enough latin for anything to make sense enough for me to
discover the syntactic structures :)



And Rosta <and.rosta@...>