Re: E-Prime

Subject: Re: E-Prime
From: Jim Venis <ujv01 -at- MAILHOST -dot- UNIDATA -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 1994 08:16:09 CST

> I must be missing something here, but the passive "be" is a helping verb,
> so there shouldn't be any problem with E-Prime passives.

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> Randy Allen Harris
> raha -at- watarts -dot- uwaterloo -dot- ca

I see what you mean, Randy. It seems to me, however, that the majority of
advocates prefer the MORE restrictive application of E-Prime: No "is"
verbs at all. --Jim Venis ujv01 -at- unidata -dot- com Denver, Colo.

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