May 9th, 2008

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Linguistics haikus...

The words of English
can always be made empty
by intonation.

A noun is not a
person or a place or thing.
A noun is a name.

A verb is not an
action word. It is a word
you can add "-ing" to.

A preposition
isn't just a word that is
short and on a list.

A preposition
is a word that tells you how
all the parts are linked.

I'd be pleased to have additions to this set from you [youall], if you're willing...