Re: Grammar

Subject: Re: Grammar
From: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 08:05:10 +1100

Milan Davidovic wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- sun -dot- com> wrote:
>> "Grammar" is usually understood to mean the
>> arrangement, relationships, and functions of words
>> and the ways they are put together to form phrases,
>> clauses, and sentences. "Usage" or "style" is the way
>> in which words and phrases are actually used, spoken,
>> or written in a language community.
> "Are put together" and "are actually used" don't seem so far apart to
> me. OTOH, I find "can be put together" and "are actually used" to be a
> much clearer distinction. Might this be what you were (actually)
> shooting for? Or am I misreading?

Given my premise, perhaps a better substitution would
be "should be put together" :->

-- Janice

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