More on "what's"

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 12 01:27:53 UTC 2012

I'd parse it as a blend of "What is my day look[ing] like?" along with
"What does my day look like?" There's enough noise here to make this a
less than useful example of the type. The 's may come from the first,
even if the reading is mostly like the second. This is admittedly a
post-hoc analysis, but is there any other kind?


On 6/9/2012 1:19 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> No such parsing is possible with "What's my day look like?" Even if
> it's not necessarily true that "Chaque mot a son histoire", it does
> seem to hold for auxiliaries.
> LH

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