[SpamCop-Social] Re: Border Fence Coming Soon
porpoise1954 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Apr 12 02:49:15 EDT 2006
"Porpoise" <porpoise1954 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message
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> "Borgholio" <borgholio at storymind.com> wrote in message
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>> Kenneth Brody wrote:
>>> You misparsed the sentence structure. The "with chaos" doesn't refer to
>>> the "border" but rather the method by which they will "fence off" the
>>> border. You simply create so much chaos at the border that no one can
>>> cross it.
> How can you fence anything off with chaos? Chaos isn't a noun, it's an
> adjective. You *could* say, "fence the border off with chicken wire", or
> wicket fencing, or brickwork but you can't fence it off with chaos - any
> more than you could fence it off with hunger, or cold, or heat.........
Just so we're clear, this is how a correct construction might go......
"Chaos in Iraq causes Saudis to build fence".
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