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Tamas Racsko wrote:

> On 20 May 2004 John Cowan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
  >>COntent *is* form, especially on this mailing list.
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>
>   I don't understand quite correctly what you mean under "COntent
> *is* form". However, there's a clear distinction for me between the
> topic (=content) of the posting and the language (=form) in which
> we express ourself. These two are separate things, and I'm always
> surprised when the reflexions are about my language. (The language
> that is, in this terms, just an auxlang for me.)

I believe what he means is that when you're disussing grammar, the form
of your examples is the important part.