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Re: Parts of Speech - how many?

From:Doug Dee <amateurlinguist@...>
Date:Sunday, July 20, 2003, 20:59
In a message dated 7/19/2003 9:54:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
yonjuuni@EARTHLINK.NET writes:

>Doug Dee wrote: >> The linguist Geoffrey Nunberg notes somewhere that dictionaries generally >> class all the following as adverbs: "ago" > >I tend to consider "ago" as one of the very small number of >postpositions in English (along with notwithstanding - which may also be >prepositional - and a couple others that I can't think of at the moment)
Nunberg called it a postposition too.