The next topic will be the Rules of Semantics, which relate the units of linguistic expression to the real world.
The structure of the sentence...
"Mary brought George Billy," is a little easier to recognize if we substitute the noun phrase "the pencils" for "Billy," as follows:
"Mary brought George the pencils."
So let us bring ourselves away from this "can of worms" that we call grammar, and leave it for the kids to figure out.
We will now turn our attention to the rules of Semantics, that relate the units of meaning to the real world.
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