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  • n. Plural form of grammar.

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  • The discourse aspect of why passives are chosen is mostly neglected in grammars, especially grammars for students, and it is great to see it highlighted so clearly.

    P is for Passive « An A-Z of ELT

  • In a wider sense, the phrase refers to any verb form whose grammatical object is a reflexive pronoun, regardless of semantics; such verbs are also referred to as pronominal verbs, especially in grammars of the Romance languages.

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  • In SF, of course, the introduction of epistemic necessity that I'd consider crucial to those narrative grammars is entirely optional.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • A fractal, a term he coined while leafing through one of his sons 'Latin grammars (it comes from the word for "broken"), is a shape or pattern that repeats over and over at different scales in the same object or set of data — the way that broccoli florets are a small-scale image of the whole vegetable, for instance, or the way stars cluster into galaxies that in turn group into in galaxy clusters, or the way the fluctuations of stock prices during an hour can, statistically speaking, look similar to the way they move around in a day or a month.

    Farewell to a Creative Agitator

  • In essence then, I think Clute's schema of narrative grammars is flawed in where it places its labels and in what it disregards because of that, but I think it opens up two distinct (and distinctly useful) lines of approach to a text, one focused on the conceptual use of the strange in all of three "genres" of fiction, the other focused on a set of narrative grammars crudely understandable as a sort of spectrum running from Horror through Noir/Thriller and Mystery/Adventure to Heroic Fantasy but open to a more sophisticated view in so far as those genres are viewed as superficial interpretations of an underlying dynamics of subjunctivities, boulomaic modalities and epistemic necessities. posted by Hal Duncan | 7: 41 PM

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • I’ve spent maybe two years already reading various Latin grammars (especially M&F and Wheelock’s), and fumbling around the Latin forums and materials at Textkit, and found myself none the wiser.

    Why Latin? « The Half-Baked Maker

  • This left us with a set of common band name grammars (popular ones were NNP NNP and NNP #.)

    Boing Boing: August 11, 2002 - August 17, 2002 Archives

  • Or maybe dismissing it all as an apologia for the grammars is a cunning way of closing down any kind of debate about any kind of selection.

    BBC Ouch! Blog

  • They tend to have complex grammars, which is why usually hundreds of hours of tuition are needed to master them.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Some are written using the [[Latin alphabet]] used by [[English language | English]] and other Indo-European languages, but some use other alphabets such as the [[Cyrillic alphabet]]. insanely complex grammars, which is why usually hundreds of hours of tuition are needed to master them.

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