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.
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