[Ads-l] A narrator speaks:

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 20 14:58:10 EST 2016

On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 4:01 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> Any first-year Latin student could spot an ablative absolute.

That's so. But English has nominative absolutes.

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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