Re: Genitives NPs as Relative Clauses
|Date:||Thursday, November 15, 2001, 12:37|
From: "Keith Gaughan"
> David Peterson le scríobh chugam:
> > I'm very, very confused by this. Do you mean to say that a phraselike,
> >"The man of my seeing is walking into a plate glass window" means, toyou,
> >"The man that I see..."!?
> > How did this come to be?
> Good question. The problem with it is that I have no idea where the idiom
> originates. It is rather `unique', I think :-)
Someone somewhere in your linguistic environment must (have) accept(ed) it,
else I should think the scrunched, confused faces of your listeners would
(have) discourage(d) it. :)