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Re: (chat) Yoda's word order

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 29, 2002, 6:00
In a message dated 05/28/2002 06.21.54 AM, faceloran@JUNO.COM writes:

>He seems to use a sentence order of VOS most of the time ("Help you I >can"). However, he switches to OVS for dependent clauses ("When nine >hundred years you reach, look as good you will not"). I don't know about >noun phrases, since he doesn't use many, but they would seem to be normal >English.
"Normal English"? *giggloctet* Is not that an oxymoron... especially in light of all the iiregularities of Englishes throughout the world and even on this list, eh 0_o? Hanuman Zhang /'hanuma~n dZahN/ ~§~ Sometimes the difference between noise and music is all in your head... "I like the fact that listen is an anagram of silent." ~ Alfred Brendel _NADA BRAHMA_= < Sanskrit > "sound is god" OM ... Om Tat Sat... Tat Tvam Asi... OM