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Quite often, a speaker makes use of a primary individual singular pronoun (in English, I, me, mine, myself) to consult himself or herself. to consult a unmarried addressee, a speaker makes use of moment individual pronouns ( you, yours, yourself). yet occasionally 3rd individual nonpronominal DPs are used to consult the speaker--for instance, this reporter, yours truly--or to the addressee-- my lord, the baroness, Madam ( Is Madam now not feeling good?
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If you ask people from Belgium what their country is good at, they will probably mention beer and chocolates. The recognition that beer, and the quality of Belgian beer, is an explicit topic in Belgian culture, may be further illustrated in two ways. , 'the beer from the country of beer', or, more freely, 'the beer from beer's own country'. Belgium as beer's own country - this is apparently a live notion. The second illustration consists of the number of coffee table books that are published in Belgium on the topic of beer (although the name coffee table books is obviously somewhat paradoxical in this respect).
The description of the shape of some spatial entities and of the geometric relations holding between them is not sufficient to determine the applicability of spatial expressions. 24 Michel Aurnague and Laure Vieu Otherwise, it would not be possible to explain, for example, why one cannot use both sous 'under' and dans 'in' to describe some situations as: (1) La poire est sous I *dans le hol The pear is under / *in the bowl' Neither why we make a difference between some uses of sur On' and the uses ofcontre 'against': (2) L'qffiche est sur I *contre le mur.
This is the case, for instance, with some of the beers produced in monasteries (I will come back to these further on). A name like Orval identifies the monastery together with the single kind of beer produced there: there is only one Orval kind of beer, and it is a trappist beer. Conversely, only the type of beer may be specified, without reference to the brewer, but then, the generic name will be subclassified by the addition of various specifications as in the following: Dentergems witbier, Aarschotse bruine, where a place- Beer and semantics 39 name indicates that this is the type of white beer or brown beer or whatever as typically brewed in Dentergem, or Aarschot, or wherever.