[LMB] Re: OT: Grammar
azurite at rogers.com
Mon, 28 Mar 2005 11:29:56 -0500 (EST)
Aargh! I'm confusing myself now.
mumbling incoherently with no grammar whatsoever,
--- Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:
> douglas.winston at srupc.com wrote:
> > I lie "baby" down and "maketh him" sleep.
> > What part of speech is sleep here?
> Elizabeth Holden replied:
> > Not "maketh", that is second person singular, not
> > third person singular as you are using here.
> Erm. "Maketh" is third person singular; the second
> person singular
> would be "makest". But d.w is using *first* person
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