Wordsmith.org: the magic of words

Wordsmith Talk

About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us  

Page 4 of 4 < 1 2 3 4
Topic Options
#206355 - 07/05/12 11:54 AM Re: grandma's lodgings [Re: Jackie]
zmjezhd Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/13/05
Posts: 3290
Loc: R'lyeh
at first I was quite confused because it seemed like zmjezhd was saying that because some sentence can't be verified as true, it therefore isn't grammatical.

That is the opposite of what I was trying to say. Most linguists separate semantics and logic from grammar. For this group of people there can be perfectly grammatical sentences, e.g., the example sin the OP. Though they be meaningless for semantic or logical reasons. Again, I apologize for the confusion.
_________________________
Ceci n'est pas un seing.

Top
#206376 - 07/07/12 10:14 PM Re: grandma's lodgings [Re: zmjezhd]
Jackie Offline

Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11610
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
S'ok; I prolly read through it all too fast. Thanks.

Top
Page 4 of 4 < 1 2 3 4

Moderator:  Jackie 
Forum Stats
8758 Members
16 Forums
13812 Topics
215866 Posts

Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members
BikerVet, MSusanElizabeth, Sumac, cocozh421, PKLA22
8758 Registered Users
Who's Online
2 registered (endymion6, 1 invisible), 49 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
wofahulicodoc 117
LukeJavan8 102
endymion6 96
A C Bowden 29
Tromboniator 12
Jackie 1
Storymom 1
Top Posters
wwh 13858
Faldage 13803
Jackie 11610
tsuwm 10523
Buffalo Shrdlu 7210
LukeJavan8 6694
AnnaStrophic 6511
Wordwind 6296
of troy 5400
BranShea 5282

Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.

Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat

© 2014 Wordsmith