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In a message dated 9/7/2007 1:00:37 AM Central Daylight Time, 
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> I find that aspect and tense are hard to pin down in my conlangs. Is  
> there a good tutorial on tense and aspect on the web anywhere? Come  
> to think of it, what books would people recommend? I know of the ones  
> by Comrie.
> 
> What I'd like is something to explain how different languages handle  
> tenses and aspects -- what sorts of distinctions they make and what  
> things they collapse together.
> 

I found Chapter 15.0 of Rick Morneau's "Lexical Semantics" to be very helpful 
regarding tense and aspect.

http://www.eskimo.com/~ram/lexical_semantics.html

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