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On 8/17/07, Milan Davidovic <shl_ctf -at- yahoo -dot- ca> wrote:
> --- 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?
Nope; that's what I saw. I know it's awkward, but I did think it was
'permitted' in English.
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