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On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 2:59 AM, Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets <
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>
> > Basically, there could be something to be said for having the noun at the
> > beginning as well, though lists of nominal modifiers aren't so likely to
> > get that long (unless you get some heavier modifiers like relative
> > clauses).
> >
>
> Exactly my point. Sometimes I wonder how Japanese people cope :) .


Remember that Japanese also allows internally-headed relative clauses.  I
don't know how frequently they are used, though.