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On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>Likewise with fry, pry, try; we have the reverse case with "wry"

What I meant was that "fry", "pry", and "try" are verbs with no
homographic adjective, while "wry" is an adjective with no homographic
verb.  Either way, there's no way to see if the "dry" difference has
anything to do with comparative vs agentive.

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Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]>