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Subject: Re: Excerpts from Irish newspapers
Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2003 23:38 +0100 (BST)
In article <vaHja.26502$>,
(Is Mise Gan Ainm) wrote:
> In reply to Dennis' transcription, you wrote the above
> quotation - now you say that in writing 'you're', it meant
> meant you, as the first person! Wow, English is really
> screwed up, and that coming from the U.K.
No, English is a very flexible language.
I was using the vocative case, which would have been very obvious in
Latin, that being an inflected language.
Would you prefer me to post that way?