Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sat Jul 4 17:21:03 UTC 2009

On Jul 4, 2009, at 10:08 AM, David A. Daniel wrote:

> Was this heard or seen? If heard, is easy: "[Francine is]/[This is
> the story
> of] a troubled teen. Nobody knows where she is." If seen, then it is
> indeed
> troubling as they seem to have left out some punctuation.

heard.  but it had the prosody of a single phrase.

i can hope it will come around again.

(i couldn't google it up.)


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