garden pathing relative clause

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 6 17:52:00 UTC 2008

I got the "gay relationships" reading first. And the lack of a number
with "gay relationships" doesn't affect the referentiality of "the
first of ___", for me anyway.

m a m

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 1:54 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
> I did not have trouble, relating "the first of which" to the
>  very-immediately preceding "two marriages".  Also, the number of gay
>  relationships is uncounted.
>  Joel

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