--- Muke Tever <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> E f+AOk-sto Gary Shannon <[log in to unmask]>:
> > Request number one:  What's a good general book on
> > grammar that would be comprehsensible to the
> > non-specialist.


> If you havnt looked into _Describing Morphosyntax: A
> Guide for Field
> Linguists_ by Thomas E. Payne yet, this is probably
> the best point at
> which to do so.

Thanks!  I rushed right over to Amazon to order it and
discovered, oddly enough, that I had already put that
very book in my wish list at some time in the past.
So I put it on order immediately.

What about this one:

Language Universals and Linguistic Typology: Syntax
and Morphology
by Bernard Comrie