Questions, questions…

Mar 31, 2011 by

An interesting issue has come up in one of my classes yesterday. I was making a point that grammatical rules make reference to structural notions and not to counted entities (this is also known as Structural Dependency Principle). To...

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No counting

Dec 19, 2010 by

In the previous posting I’ve mentioned that if we develop the prescriptivist idea that “two negatives in English destroy one another, or equivalent to an affirmative”, we would expect that three negatives would...

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