Date: Sat, 15 Nov 1997 15:55:33 -0500 From: Ron Butters Subject: Re: one as a pronoun? DL writes: >... words ... in the final analysis > are merely oscillations of molecules >in a sound medium or marks on >flattish surfaces Another way of looking at it (which I prefer) is that "in the final analysis" words are mental representations in the minds of speakers of a language--representations that link sound, grammar, and meaning. Why emphasize phonologgy/orthography and ignore morphology, syntax, and meaning?