Staving Gary Shannon: >I am stubborn and I run. Present tense, simple aspect >I am being stubborn and I am running. Present continuous >I will be stobborn and I will run. Future simple >I was stubborn and I ran. Past simple >I was being stubborn and I was running. Past continuous >I had been stubborn and I had run. Past perfect >I should have been stobborn and I should have run. Subjunctive >mood, present perfect >I have been stubborn and I have been running. Present perfect >I will have been stubborn for ... Future perfect >I would have been stubborn but ... Subjunctive >futufe perfect >I will be being stubborn and I will be running. Future continous >I will have been being stubborn and I will have been >running for ... Future perfect continuous >... > >I came up with about 30 of these, and I sure can't >remember 30 different names for the tenses, and I'm >sure some of them even have names. > >--gary I've done my best to name them. Not too sure about the subjunctives, though.