Personal dative

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jul 16 01:47:09 UTC 2001

At 9:26 PM -0700 7/15/01, Rudolph C Troike wrote:
>         Thanks for the corrective examples. Obviously I'm not a full
>native speaker of the PD variety. I think the example "We've gone and
>elected us Ike president" was cited by Raven McDavid originally.

I have it as caught by A. A. Hill.  I thought I might have taken it
from Donna Christian's paper, but I see on checking that I didn't.
The only other possibility is that it was contributed (with the
attribution to A. A. Hill) by someone in an ads-l thread from years
past.  Anyone remember?


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