What is Python?

Darren New dnew at san.rr.com
Wed Sep 27 00:39:25 CEST 2000

Grant Edwards wrote:
> There's plenty of little strange bits hidden in the corners of
> English.  Ever notice that when "I" is the subject, you use the
> plural verb form rather than the singular?

Can you give an example of that?
> There is also a little bit of objective/subjective pronoun
> stuff left over from our Germanic roots. And the lack of a
> sex-neutral third person singular pronoun is annoying. People
> who grew up with formal vs. informal versions of "you" think it
> odd that we only have the one version.

We do. "Thee" and "thou" and "thine". ;-)

Darren New / Senior MTS & Free Radical / Invisible Worlds Inc.
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