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Inherently unspeakable grammar

From:Peter Clark <pc451@...>
Date:Sunday, November 8, 1998, 19:56
> The unitary term language hides the interesting extra-esthetic
> syntactic/semantic closeness to English, vocabulary size and scope, > grammatical power, learnability by humans (Jacques Guy has posted some > wonderful grammar sketches of adequate communication systems that
would be
> inherently unspeakable by beings with our nueral wiring).
Not to change the subject, but since I already have, would some kind person repost those examples? My curtuosity is piqued! :Peter == _____ _____________________________________________________ | \ O) ...for Christ plays in ten thousand places, ) _|__/ | Lovely in limbs, and lovely in eyes not his | / |eter | To the Father through the features of men's faces. | | | | -Gerard Manley Hopkins, "As Kingfishers Catch Fire" | \___lark (_____________________________________________________(O _________________________________________________________ DO YOU YAHOO!? Get your free address at