Tommie L Powell: > And Rosta wrote: > > > Politically, of course. But not linguistically. I think it is > > instructive to realize that a language that has the > > expressive capabilities of a natlang but that is > > unambiguous is linguistically achievable. > > Actually, there are some natlangs that are very nearly > impossible to make ambiguous statements in (without > violating mandatory rules of grammar). Czech is one I react with polite skepticism. I wonder whether you are thinking only of syntactic ambiguity? (I have often heard it said that languages with well-marked case systems are less prone to ambiguity.) --And.