and speaking of English "subjunctives"...

hw gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 9 04:12:00 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 7:29 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at>wrote:

> as if what he were doing matters

"..._moves_ ... as if what he _is_ doing matters"

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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