[b-greek] Re: Matthew 11:23 KATABHSH

From: Paul Schmehl (p.l.schmehl@worldnet.att.net)
Date: Fri Nov 09 2001 - 19:23:45 EST

Carl, please!!! continue to be as pedantic as you possibly can. That one
grates my nerves almost as much as the use of the wrong tense of the verb or
the participle, that is so prevalent these days. "My car needs fixed"
instead of "My car needs fixing" or more properly "My car needs TO BE
fixed." {{{Arghhhh!!!!!}}

Paul Schmehl pauls@utdallas.edu

----- Original Message -----
From: "Carl W. Conrad" <cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu>
To: "Biblical Greek" <b-greek@franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Cc: "Biblical Greek" <b-greek@franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Friday, November 09, 2001 8:50 AM
Subject: [b-greek] Re: Matthew 11:23 KATABHSH

> e.g., "She bought
> Joe and I some new duds." I cringe when I hear that but I no longer dare
> suggest that it ought to be, "She bought Joe and ME some new duds"--lest I
> sound like some pedantic old retired teacher of ancient Greek.

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