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----- Original Message -----
From: "Elliott Lash" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2003 7:33 PM
Subject: Re: English V2


> And not only is it used with 'wh-questions' and 'not
> only' as well as just the negative 'not' but it also
> happens with negative words like 'seldom' and 'rarely'
>
>
> I have seen...
> Seldom have I seen...
>
> He was...
> Rarely was he....
>
> Elliott
>


Both of those have a more literary flavour, I would just say 'I have seldom
seen', and 'he was rarely' in normal speech.  It's still V2, though.