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> all sentences in linguistics with universal quantifiers are false

Including that one?

On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 2:29 PM, And Rosta <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On 18 Jun 2015 18:53, "Alex Fink" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >  For example -- and I don't have time to look up details now, apologies
> -- it is attested that a difference in meaning can be spontaneously
> attached to a difference between two forms in a paradigm which had earlier
> been in free variation as expressions of the same meaning.
>
> An example from English, which I think I've mentioned and given references
> for on this list before (but not recently), is English verbs that have both
> a strong and a weak preterite form, such as _leant, leaned_: for at least
> some lects the morphological distinction came to encode a
> perfective--imperfective distinction.
>
> --And.
>



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