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,
>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.