clausal possessives

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Mon Oct 23 01:50:33 UTC 2000

What's the horror?

dInIs (who is easily horrified)

>>... you'd have such horrors as "This is the woman's I used to date who
>>knew my grandfather hat."
>Instead of ones such as "This is the woman I used to date who knew my
>grandfather's hat."
>-- Doug Wilson

Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
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