Re: possessives and gerunds (#112739)

Subject: Re: possessives and gerunds (#112739)
From: Bill Burns <wburns -at- MICRON -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 1996 08:22:45 MDT

21-AUG-1996 04:06:43.41

Mark Levinson writes:

>What makes the phrase inelegant is that it can
>be read in two ways: It can mean that the language changes
>character, or it can mean that the language's character changes.
>The first way it's a gerund, the second way it's a present
>participle.

Oh NO! Everyone run! It's an APORIA!

Sorry. I've been hitting the deconstructive criticism again. ;-)

Bill
wburns -at- micron -dot- com

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