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PoS & heretics (was: Cases and Prepositions (amongst others))

From:Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 20, 2000, 4:50
At 5:22 pm +0000 19/6/00, Oskar Gudlaugsson wrote:
>Ray Brown wrote: > >><soap-box> >>This is one reason that I, personally, do not like the idea of >>part-of-speech notation in an conIAL; it seems to me that one is forcing a >>particular speech pattern - essentially Latin-based - onto something I feel >>would be better with the flexibility of English & Chinese. >><end of soap-box> > >Like to see you write that.
Thanks :)
>This'd be utter blasphemy on a certain list >we're acquainted with ;)
I know - I've been flamed for saying that. I guess the burning of heretics still persists on that list. Ray. ========================================= A mind which thinks at its own expense will always interfere with language. [J.G. Hamann 1760] =========================================