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Query Details


Query Subject:   Native English Speakers Needed: PP Constructions
Author:   Kensei Sugayama
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Semantics
Syntax

Query:   Dear Listers,

I am currently working on a funny PP in contemporary English.
I would be most grateful if you native speakers of English could have a
look at my questionnaire and send me your reply to me at
ken@kpu.ac.jp. The questionnaire is uploaded at:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PtqDyNprc7Dlrmk3u1A1hTF9SG
TeBr4b1tTzYAnrg_s/edit

Thanking in advance for your assistance.

Best

Ken Sugayama
KPU
Kyoto
Japan
LL Issue: 23.3039
Date posted: 12-Jul-2012



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