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SonOfTheExiles
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » January 4th, 2021, 1:15 pm

KevinS wrote:
January 4th, 2021, 12:56 pm
"...to suggest we begin another contest. Maybe something to do with adjectives?"
Adjectives are the entry-grammar to gerunds. And nobody wants to go there.

Bare infinitives are clearly the way forward.


Chris
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Post by KevinS » January 4th, 2021, 1:27 pm

SonOfTheExiles wrote:
January 4th, 2021, 1:15 pm
KevinS wrote:
January 4th, 2021, 12:56 pm
"...to suggest we begin another contest. Maybe something to do with adjectives?"
Adjectives are the entry-grammar to gerunds. And nobody wants to go there.

Bare infinitives are clearly the way forward.


Chris
Well, simplicity is nice, but I would want to go with the passive infinitive or jump right to irregular conjugations.

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Post by KevinS » January 4th, 2021, 1:30 pm

schrm wrote:
January 4th, 2021, 12:59 pm
KevinS wrote:
January 4th, 2021, 12:56 pm
The best, wisest, most efficacious, sensible, and soundest advice I can give is to suggest we begin another contest. Maybe something to do with adjectives?
kevin, may i whisper a question to you?
why didn't you start another a2z collection?
:D
Ahhhh. Zizzling!

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Post by ToddHW » January 5th, 2021, 2:22 pm

The tongue-twister of loser atonement is complete, PL'd by our contest winner, and cataloged. Audio file can be found on our catalog page at https://librivox.org/peter-pipers-practical-principles-of-plain-and-perfect-pronunciation-by-anonymous/

Thanks, Todd

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