Re:       ADJ (of) a -- where's the plural?

Steve Boatti Ittaob at AOL.COM
Sat Apr 17 03:22:17 UTC 2004

In a message dated 4/16/04 9:28:53 PM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:

> Actually, you can *say* "They're [tu:] good shooters", but only for
> "two", not "too".

Perhaps someone can explain to me, a non-linguist, just why you can't say
"they're too good shooters." It is perfectly grammatical and doesn't sound
strange to me at all.

Steve Boatti
sjb72 at

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