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#208515 - 12/27/12 07:20 PM Re: Prepositions [Re: LukeJavan8]
Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
"What did he bring 'Over, Under, Sideways, Down' up from Down Under for?"
Five yard penalty. "Over, Under, Sideways, Down" is a title so the status of the constituent members of the title as prepositions is deemed inadmissible. The same goes for the phrase "Down Under", which is acting as a noun phrase. Any examples involving these are ruled out of bounds for the desired effect.
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