John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...


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The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

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...any morphological inflection . The vocative is typically used at the beginning of a clause, e.g. John, the phone is for you , where ‘John’ is a vocative. However vocatives can occur in clause final position, e.g. The phone is for you John , or clause medially, e.g. The answer, John, is obvious . In some registers , the vocative is preceded by ‘O’ or ‘Oh’, e.g. Oh my love for the first time in my life my eyes are wide open (‘Oh My Love’, John Lennon and Oko Ono , 1971 ). See information structure ; nominative ; theme . ...



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