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  • That's at least eight centuries 'worth of ingrained chippiness we're dealing with here, so I don't think we need be surprised that the French find it so very painful to have to stage a ceremony every five years thanking their ancient enemies for having saved their sorry culs from the German jackboot.

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  • And high-rises are culs-de-sac: two thousand people jammed together in the air …

    Ballardian » ‘Content in their little prisons’: J.G. Ballard on ‘The Towers’

  • One might imagine culs-de-sac being converted to faux Main Streets, or McMansion developments being bulldozed and reforested or turned into parks.

    The Next Slum? « Isegoria

  • One might imagine culs-de-sac being converted to faux Main Streets, or McMansion developments being bulldozed and reforested or turned into parks.

    The Next Slum?

  • According to rules of Suffixaufnahme, the bare nomino-accusative form would simply be *culs leprna 'underwordly gate'.

    Relative pronouns in Etruscan

  • One might imagine culs-de-sac being converted to faux Main Streets, or McMansion developments being bulldozed and reforested or turned into parks.

    The Next Slum?

  • In fact, in a language like Etruscan proven to operate under Suffixaufnahme, in what way can we meaningfully avoid interpreting this sentence as a genitive case agreement between three consecutive elements that I've boldfaced in the above phrase ie. culs-l leprna-l pś-l?

    Relative pronouns in Etruscan

  • And high-rises are culs-de-sac: two thousand people jammed together in the air … (tags: Ballardian Ballard architecture highrise interview urbanism crime) [...]

    Ballardian » ‘Content in their little prisons’: J.G. Ballard on ‘The Towers’

  • So far I'm experimenting with a value of 'of the underwordly gate' for culs-l leprna-l.

    Relative pronouns in Etruscan

  • He was delighted with my progress, and talked of an ornamented and illustrated edition, with heads, vignettes, and culs de lampe, all to be designed by his own patriotic and friendly pencil.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

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