Re: poor/misleading signage

Subject: Re: poor/misleading signage
From: Milan Davidovic <shl_ctf -at- yahoo -dot- ca>
To: Susan Hogarth <hogarth -at- gmail -dot- com>, Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 10:12:50 -0400 (EDT)

--- Susan Hogarth <hogarth -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> But it COULD mean:
> "Weapons concealed, or otherwise are prohibited on
> these premises"

I don't think that the "rules" of English grammar
(such as they are) allow you to make an elliptical
clause by dropping "must be":

"Weapons [must be] concealed, or otherwise are
prohibited on these premises.

Or did you have something else in mind?


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