nominative coordinate objects

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Aug 7 20:15:02 UTC 2005

arnold writes:
' Cochrane says: "This oddity, which seems to have emerged only in the last
twenty or so years, presumably arises from a feeling of discomfort..." '
Philip Howard in /The State of the Language/ instances the antiquity of
non-standard uses of pronoun cases with these lines taken from a tomb in an
English churchyard:
"Her as was has gone from we,
Us as is will go to she."  (no date given)


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