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Galen Buttitta satorarepotenetoperarotas3 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 31 06:11:05 UTC 2015


Ah, then I was mistaken in my source.

> On Jan 30, 2015, at 23:55, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
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> I had always thought that (the been-to-Russia pseudo-comparative, not =
> Wilson's mind-boggler) was a Barbara Partee example originally, but I =
> see the actual story is a bit more complicated and has its own Language =
> Log post:
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> http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/000860.html
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> LH
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>> On Jan 30, 2015, at 11:01 PM, Galen Buttitta wrote:
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>> Reminds me of something that I think Jeff Punske said: "More people =
> have been to Russia than I have", although that was an intentional turn =
> of phrase to illustrate something about syntax, I think.
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>>> On Jan 30, 2015, at 22:26, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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>>> On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:55 AM, Galen Buttitta <
>>> satorarepotenetoperarotas3 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>>> Who's the source on that quote?
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