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Re: English has 4 cases, not 3!

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 2, 2002, 15:40
Roger Mills scripsit:

> In Evelyn Waugh's novel about the foreign correspondent in Africa (I forget > the title offhand), the men in the field were required to use such > constructions in their cables to the home office, to save on the word count. > "Nairobiwards tomorrow" and many other amusing examples.
UPSTICK ASSWARDS is sort of the paradigm version of this. -- John Cowan Please leave your values | Check your assumptions. In fact, at the front desk. | check your assumptions at the door. --sign in Paris hotel | --Miles Vorkosigan