Belated reply re: "the" wife
aaron at LING.ED.AC.UK
Wed Nov 10 18:16:49 UTC 1999
On Wed, 10 Nov 1999, Dennis R. Preston wrote:
}Yeah but the guy who said he couldn;t say it revealed his Britishness. No
}US respondent has yet denied it.
If that's me, I'm not quite sure how to take it. As I said in an earlier
message, I'm from L.A...... I'm just trying to observe what is said in
Britain, since that was kinda, sorta part of an earlier query.
Aaron E. Drews The University of Edinburgh
aaron at ling.ed.ac.uk Departments of English Language and
http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/~aaron Theoretical & Applied Linguistics
"MERE ACCUMULATION OF OBSERVATIONAL EVIDENCE IS NOT PROOF"
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