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OT: implied pronouns, was: sorta OT: cases: please help...

From:Anton Sherwood <bronto@...>
Date:Friday, December 7, 2001, 7:18
laokou wrote:
> Blew *my* mind. In high school Latin and Spanish, we had it > inculcated that the reason you didn't need pronouns was because > it was "in the verb". Then along came Chinese and Japanese (and > Korean, too, though I hadn't studied it then), which dropped pronouns > at the drop of a hat. Different pragmatics, different Weltanschauung.
We do it some in English too. "Went to the movies last night; saw `Iron Monkey'." "Enjoy it?" "Loved it." -- Anton Sherwood --