February 21, 2004

February 14, 2004

February 12, 2004

The imperative, for example as it appears in French, is only supposed to be applied to the second person, so the rule is that it is only conjugated for tu, nous, and vous. I think it should be conjugated for all the pronouns. (je) "Arrete !" (Ordering oneself to stop.) (il/elle) "Regarde !" (Ordering a person to whom you're not speaking to look at something.) (ils/elles) "Regardese !" (Ordering a group of people to whom you're not speaking--and who may not even be aware that you are speaking--to look at something.)

February 11, 2004

Currently Reading

  • On the train: Yourcenar, M. Mémoires d'Hadrien
  • At lunch: Various. King James Bible
  • On weekends: Márquez, G. G. tr. E. Grossman. Living to Tell the Tale
  • In the toilet: Rutherfurd, J. London