Thursday, 8 November 2012

Dissociation Of Head And Thing: Deictic As Head


Halliday & Matthiessen (2004: 333):
All non-specific Deictics can function as Head in this construction; note that a(n), no, every become one, none, every one, and weak some [sm] becomes some.  For example, another one of my friends, some of that chicken liver paté