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CONLANG  October 2006, Week 1

CONLANG October 2006, Week 1

Subject:

Arguments of verbal nouns (was Re: How to kick the infinitive habit)

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R A Brown <[log in to unmask]>

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Thu, 5 Oct 2006 10:59:14 +0100

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Mark J. Reed wrote:
[snip]
> Somewhat OT, I find it interesting that the English gerund can have
> both subject and object specified using the syntax of possession, e.g.
> "His selling of my car was done without my consent." 

But is that really th