Nik Taylor wrote: > > Charles wrote: > > But the way I'm looking at English, it really has ways > > of marking the equivalent of direct and indirect objects, > > by position or preposition. > > Right - I was referring specifically to MORPHOLOGICAL case, of which > English has undeniably only two. I'd consider English to have four I recall reading somewhere that Romany, the Gypsy lg has only 2 morphological cases, Direct and Indirect. Can't say if its true but I have occasionally experimented with a 2 case system. -- Brad Coon [log in to unmask] listowner battleship-l http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Gorge/7264/battleship-l.html http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Gorge/7264 (outdoor and prim.skills) If its tourist season, why can't we shoot them?