tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Jun 19 21:11:21 2009
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Re: Once more into the ship in which I fled
- From: McArdle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Once more into the ship in which I fled
- Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 21:09:47 -0700 (PDT)
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--- On Fri, 6/19/09, MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com <MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com> wrote:
> From: MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com <MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com>
> Subject: Re: Once more into the ship in which I fled
> To: email@example.com
> 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.