End of ADS-L Digest - 27 Jun 1994 to 29 Jun 1994 ************************************************ There are 2 messages totalling 43 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Double modals in Utah (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Fri, 1 Jul 1994 06:42:00 +1200 From: "George Halliday (09)483-9039" Subject: Re: Double modals in Utah Need as a modal Grammatically modals are marked by their morphology - one feature of which is the lack of the -s 3rd person marker so needs doesn't look like a modal here. There is also the possible contamination by the idiomatic "needs be when the devil drives" where needs is a noun. George Halliday m