At 2:08 pm -0600 15/2/01, Eric Christopherson wrote:
>I tend to say things of the sort "Come ON, me!" because I really don't like
>to say my own name.

Ah, a real example of 1st pers. vocative.

Maybe in some distant time in the past, some Roman did say:
surge, ego!

And with that I'll also say: saluete, omnes!
At least for a few days - I'll be off to south Wales to see the grandchildren.


A mind which thinks at its own expense
will always interfere with language.
                   [J.G. Hamann 1760]