Re: Personal Conjugation based on Closeness
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, March 30, 2003, 8:16|
Roger Mills scripsit:
> Most of my friends being gay, the matter is irrelevant-- Dave and
> Barry=Barry and Dave, Sally and Cy etc. (But most of the time the one I
> know/like better goes first.)
Gale's friends talk of "Gale and John"; my friends talk of "John and
Gale"; our friends in common may say either.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There
are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language
that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.