faced with a problem mixed with bomb dropping?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 8 21:20:11 UTC 2008

At 3:30 PM -0500 12/8/08, Michael Covarrubias wrote:
>loud girl into her cellphone complaining about a problem in her sorority
>"...So that's the bomb I've been dropped with."
Well, it's not easy to combine relativization with adversative
passive; she was doing the best she could (especially since she was
distracted by a loud cellphone user, even if it was herself).


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