Statistical Syntactic Research

Interesting Questions

     In the course of viewing and reviewing passages of students' writing, I have run across various constructions which raise questions. This document is a compilation of them.


     Can "though" be used as an interjection? I don't know what else to consider it in these cases. Before deciding, you might want to check their contexts.

(from s95pr13):

\-\First {of all,} though, the city planning commission should have set a dress code.

(from s95pr15):

\-\Perhaps they could talk things over and come up {with a reasonable compromise.} \-\{For this situation,} though, I think [a law suit is way too drastic.]