Re: CHAT drinking soup: (was: Malat (on behalf of
|From:||Mathias M. Lassailly <lassailly@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, December 12, 1998, 19:46|
Charles wrote :
Mathias M. Lassailly wrote:
> > Part of the predicate is in the argument and reversely. Only loglanguists think
> > that syntax or else may be pasteurized from any semantic virus. But predicate
> > spills over and argument still bites whatever case, sumti, cmene, diagram and
> > scoobidoo-bidoo you may use. The Chinese *white horse* virus, I call it.
> > Bermuda shorts.
> Web searches on "grammaticalization" and
> "lexicalization" seem to support your claim.
> But perhaps we have been unfair to Lojban,
> which has many interesting features.
No way, Charles. This is tactical slander. I want John to argue about that. I'm
sure he's been working on the subject. It's going to be a very boring, working
Saturday night otherwise.
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