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CONLANG  December 1998, Week 2

CONLANG December 1998, Week 2

Subject:

Re: Nouns, verbs, adjectives... and why they're pointless

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Matt Pearson <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

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Wed, 9 Dec 1998 10:39:54 -0800

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Nik Taylor wrote:

>Christophe Grandsire wrote:
>>         I totally agree with Josh. Parts of speech are only accidental
>>and I think
>> a language with PoS can evolve into a language without PoS and the contrary
>> is true also. PoS are not mandatory, there is no "universal grammatical
>> feature" that forces people to ma