|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 13, 2004, 12:01|
Quoting Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>:
> --- Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> wrote:
> > This is an interesting difference 'tween
> > English and German terminology, btw -
> > the Englishers consider their strong verbs to
> > be irregular, the Germans not.
> That's not true! SOME grammars and grammarians
> consider English strong verbs to be "irregular".
> Others just call them "strong" - reserving
> "irregular" for the truly irregular verbs like
Well, it's true of every English grammar I've ever used. No doubt, that
represents only a very small fraction of the total.