lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Wed Jan 30 23:41:09 UTC 2002
--On Wednesday, January 30, 2002 6:21 pm +0000 Douglas Bigham
<TlhovwI at AOL.COM> wrote:
> Maybe it has nothing to do with re-analyzing the words. For example, with
> "box set", you buy a set of CD's that come in a box... a "box set".
But to me, 'box set' would mean 'a set of boxes'. I'd have to go through
the 'boxed set' stage to get to that 'in' meaning.
Dr M Lynne Murphy
Lecturer in Linguistics
Acting Director, MA in Applied Linguistics
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QH
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