44 min

Episode 32 - Schrödinger’s Adjective and Three Other Pieces of Grammar Philosophy The Clark and Miller English Podcast

    • Education

Why is the past tense not the past tense?

Why are "done," "swum" and "gone" just adjectives dressing up as verbs so they can get into a "verbs only" party?

How do you hide yourself in a sentence that isn't about you?

And did you know that the future doesn't exist in English, and we have no way of expressing the future?

Let's take a look at the world of philosophical grammar and discover imposters, impossibilities and Schrödinger's adjective, whatever that is ...

... or isn't.


Audio credit: Sweet by bensound.com

Why is the past tense not the past tense?

Why are "done," "swum" and "gone" just adjectives dressing up as verbs so they can get into a "verbs only" party?

How do you hide yourself in a sentence that isn't about you?

And did you know that the future doesn't exist in English, and we have no way of expressing the future?

Let's take a look at the world of philosophical grammar and discover imposters, impossibilities and Schrödinger's adjective, whatever that is ...

... or isn't.


Audio credit: Sweet by bensound.com

44 min

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