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Query:   Tense in subordinate clauses
Author:  hiro-t
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Syntax

Summary:   DEAR LINGUISTS,
LAST MONTH I HAD A QUERY ON THE LIST CONCERNING ENGLISH TENSE IN
SUBORDINATE CLAUSES. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR ANSWERING MY PROLONGED
QUESTIONAIRE ABOUT A MONTH AGO(JAN. 28). THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE RESPONDED
TO MY JUDGEMENT TEST. I WOULD EXPRESS MY SINCERE THANKS TO THEM.

E. WAYLES BROWNES
DAVID HOUGHTON
STEVEN SCHAUFELE
KAREN DAVIS
JAMES THOMAS
ROYLE PHAEDRA
GEOOFFREY SAMPSON

THE ORIGINAL QUESTIONS AND THE RESULTS ARE AS FOLLOWS. PLEASE
FORGIVE ME FOR MAKING MANY SPELLING MISTAKES. FIGURES IN EACH SLOT
SHOW THE NUMBER OF THE PERSONS WHO JUDGED THE RELEVANT SENTENCES. SO,
THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IS DIFFERENT.


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I AM INVESTIGATING THE TENSE SYSTEM OF

LL Issue: 8.303
Date Posted: 01-Mar-1997
Original Query: Read original query