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#204513 - 02/06/12 02:15 AM apposite - opposite
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
Coincidence; I just wanted to put in this word 'apposite' which I just read on the back flap of a book I'm reading. Never had seen it before.
Then in the Quinian article ( the double genitive thread- [of my sister's etc.] ) I met with it again, here used as adjective:
"The technical name for this construction is double genitive or double possessive (it has also been called the appositional of-phrase, and the post-genitive). Itís of great age ó examples are to be found in writings of the fourteenth century; by the eighteenth century it was common and unremarkable. "
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