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Lack of ambiguity in Czech, was Re: EU allumettes

From:Doug Dee <amateurlinguist@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 4, 2004, 0:11
In a message dated 5/3/2004 3:03:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
tommiepowell@JUNO.COM writes:

>Actually, there are some natlangs that are very nearly >impossible to make ambiguous statements in (without >violating mandatory rules of grammar). Czech is one >-- so the Czechs have become adept at sneaking >ambiguity into sentences by slurring key words (so that >listeners can imagine that something else is being said)!
It's a bit cruel to make a statement like that without giving some examples of how Czech is supposed to manage this trick, or at least referring us to a book or other source. Doug.