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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Historical note on double negation.
On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 04:19:43PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Hendrik Boom (hendrik@???):
> > Another such an example is
> >    John and me went swimming.
> > Here 'and' serves as a preposition.

> I'm not sure where the location is, where 'and' fails to be a conjunction
> when used between two nouns in that fashion, but I'm curious what colour
> the sky is, there.

I've been told that was the case in a long-gonne ancestor of modern English,
possible Old English or the language of Beowulf.

-- hendrik

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