[Ads-l] "Anglench"?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 26 00:47:58 UTC 2015

On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 8:25 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> singular or plural, *were* grammatical in this position, it would be
> contracted

Only singular, right? In "les enfants," there would be resyllabification of
-s, but not contraction of "les."

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