[Ads-l] trespass, v., ditransitive

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Sep 15 15:52:14 EDT 2017


> On Sep 15, 2017, at 2:46 PM, Chris Waigl <chris at LASCRIBE.NET> wrote:
> 
> In the building where I work warning posters have appeared at the doors.
> They have a photo of a young man with a grumpy expression and long straight
> blond hair, and text that starts:
> 
> Threats against university personnel
> [first name] ['nickname'][last name]
> is trespassed from the entire University of Alaska System

Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass from us?
> 
> (It continues giving instructions on where to report in case the individual
> is seen and which buildings university employees have been threatened.)
> 
> Chris
> 
> 
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