On Tue, 30 Jul 2019 at 20:05, Daniel Bensen <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > I really like the idea of a giant lexicon of one-word sentences. Would > words in the lexicon be derivable from each other, or would each one be > totally arbitrary and you'd have to brute force memorize them? > Each one is totally arbitrary and you have to brute force memorize them. If there's derivability, that's a kind of syntax, so the stage is not presyntactic. --And.