3V0748.01 [Where pony is ?] (2/9/80)
Peggy’s favorite books are now about a pony, Little Black. It is kept on
a shelf with another fifty or more books. when Peggy wants a specific
book read, she usually carries it to her reader and says “read…some-
name.” She has referred to missing favorites. “Bridge?…read Bridge ?”
is a request to read “London Bridge is Falling Down.” she wanted me to
read about Little Black today but couldn’t find the book at first. She
became a little frantic and started to whine “where Pony is ?
The meaning is obvious from the context. The expression is telegraphic
and the structure of the utterance non-standard.