[Ads-l] Just a sentence in BE

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 22 01:04:15 UTC 2015


"A young lady that I dated years ago her uncle was a member of the
[all-black] 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, the Triple Nickles"

as opposed to the expected

"The uncle of a young lady that I dated years ago (he) was..."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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