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> -------- Original Message --------
> From: Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Sun, December 02, 2012 5:13 pm
> 
> On Sat, 1 Dec 2012 10:20:15 -0700, Logan Kearsley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >On the other hand, one could make an
> >argument that proper nouns really are a different class than regular
> >nouns because of, e.g., not being able to take adjectives, and run
> >with that. Now this is reminding me of my sketch of a language that
> >requires tons of voice transformations because of proper nouns not
> >being allowed to occur in any syntactic position except subject.
> 
> Hm, what else could proper names do distinctly?


In a language I'm currently playing with proper nouns are really "proper
adjectives", e.g. "Dog-Fido", "Man-Douglass".

- Doc