Ah, so now we're to be neighhbors? Be still my heart!
how is that neutral?
Not to worry !I haven't made any campaign contributions lately, so I doubt whether we'll be getting permits to build those houses in the immediate future. Thus your heart should have a chance to return to its ordinary calm squish, squish before any decisions are made. Besides, nobody said anything about where
the houses were to be located - being a man I confined myself to the really important topic : the contents of the refrigerators....
I used the word «neutral» in contradistinction to situations like those discussed by Tim supra
, i e, in which the new blue house is one of a group of big
houses, or the new big house is one of a group of blue
houses, etc., which, as he pointed out, affects the order in which the adjectives are placed. According to this (ad hoc
) terminology, the «neutral» case with respect to the three adjectives would be one in which no adjective enjoyed priority, i e, in which the only element common to the houses in the group is that they are all houses....