word order (was Re: Random DWJ discovery of the day)

Kathleen Jennings kathleen.jennings at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 20:01:06 EST 2005


Colin wrote:
> > Isn't it often the case that poems are ambigouous at one level or
> > another? Some languages

I love ambiguity! When writing poetry, I am happiest when a line can
have at least three possible meanings. It's more of an interest in
word games, I suppose, and in making language jump through hoops.

Deborah wrote:
>I'm currently plowing my way through _the stories of English_ by David
>Crystal -- a rather painful read, but full of fascinating information,

This isn't the same Story of English that is tied in with the BBC series, is it?

Kathleen

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