[Ads-l] Further evidence, if any were needed...

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jul 13 15:09:24 UTC 2015

> On Jul 12, 2015, at 10:41 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> that Possessive sing. _'s_ / plur. _-s'_ is dead in BE. The name of a
> Facebook S.I.G.:
> "I've Traced My Ancestor Slave Masters"
> OTOH, the Pres. Perf. is apparently alive and kicking.

As is the distinction between "ancestor" and "descendant".


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