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--In my first go at this, I thought I'd experiment by
using as few pronouns as possible, hence:
1st:
I
you
it/she/he
2nd:
we
--
they
Five total.  As you say, I could have gone either way
with the "general 'you'".

Clint


--- "Thomas R. Wier" <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:
> Quoting Clint Jackson Baker <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > As to why I keep a strict word order despite a
> subject
> > marker: it is an aesthetic issue.
>
> Reasonable.  But there are languages that do that
> anyways.
> Turkish, for example, has lots of case markers, and
> yet
> it has a very rigid SOV word order.
>
> > And for more complicated grammar:
> > "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make
> him
> > drink."
> >
> > 2nd pers affix + "able" + "lead" + present tense
> affix
>
> Is this really second person? The English original
> "you"
> is a generic, more like "one". (It's okay if it is.)
>
>
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