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>> On 4 September 2015 at 08:44, MorphemeAddict <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Another option is to use a person's or object's initials as a pronoun.
>> "Wilson (W) wants to take W's sister (S) and S's husband (H) to a premiere
>> (P) for and's (W & S) anniversary (A) celebration (C)."
>> Each noun can be referred to by its initial if desired. Duplicates can be
>> disambiguated as always, by specifying more particularly.
> 
> If I Recall Correctly, Latejami has a mechanism for generating
> arbitrary anaphors based on abbreviations; or maybe not Latejami
> specifically, but I'm pretty sure I remember reading something like
> that in some of Rick Morneau's writings.
> 
> The initialism approach is also verging very closely on introducing
> arbitrary logical variables, which is a very engelangy thing to do and
> makes me doubt that it would really catch on in a natlang. But if it
> does, I suppose that gives new hope to the quest for a ergonomic
> engelang!
> 
> -l.

It actually reminded me of how Vietnamese (and presumably other languages) often use names where English would use pronouns. IIRC Vietnamese is like Japanese in that it doesn't quite have pronouns, or at least pronouns are much more open-class.

James