On 2 Mrz., 22:55, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > In article > <1f6ffc0a-1cf2-41cf-9548-73ed71cde...@u2g2000vbx.googlegroups.com>, > > > > > > WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote: > > On 1 Mrz., 22:56, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > > > In article > > > <dcc0a841-b24c-4aba-beac-1358c7692...@h11g2000vbf.googlegroups.com>, > > > > WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote: > > > > On 28 Feb., 22:14, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > > > > > > WM confuses those names with the things named. > > > > > No. > > > > > > One, two three, and so on, are names . > > > > > > Ein, Zwei, Drei, und so weiter, are different names but name the same > > > > > things. > > > > > There are rules according to which different names can be put together > > > > to form sentences. These rules belong to mathematics. > > > > For the English language such rules belong to the grammar of the entire > > > language, not merely to mathematics > > > The rule that 2 + 2 can be replaced by 4 belongs to the grammer of > > English language? > > The rule that 2 + 2 can be replaced by 4, at least in many contexts, is > certainly compatible with the rules of English grammmar. > Is it not compatible with German grammar?