[Ads-l] morphogoical SoT

Herb Stahlke hfwstahlke at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 14 16:50:48 UTC 2018

At church this morning the lector read "encourages us" as "encourageuses,"
clearly one word.   Since unstressed pronouns generally behave as clitics
in English, what's this one doing before an inflectional suffix?  Even as a
slip of the tongue?

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