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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. Mathias ----- See the original message at