tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Jun 19 21:11:21 2009

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Re: Once more into the ship in which I fled

McArdle (

--- On Fri, 6/19/09, <> wrote:

> From: <>
> Subject: Re: Once more into the ship in which I fled
> To:
> Date: Friday, June 19, 2009, 11:20 PM
> There is no necessity for relative
> clauses modifying nouns in non-core 
> roles, so it's not fruitful to invent ways to do it. 
> Simply use two sentences:
> I fled in a ship.  Once more into that ship.
> This is a long-known solution; I merely bring it up again.
> lay'tel SIvten

That strikes me as less a solution than a rationalization for not finding a solution.  There's always that nagging "restaurant in which we ate" example in TKD to suggest that a real solution (one that's recognizably a relative clause, not a transparent workaround) is at least theoretically possible.




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