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I, Motes, don't know this.

"Motes" is? I think it starts with an 'A'.

  • Hmm, tough one. +1 – Jared May 6 '15 at 18:57
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It is a noun in apposition. It is used postpositionally.

  • And it's not a dependent clause. Clauses are sentences, with verbs and all that stuff. It's just an appositive noun phrase. – John Lawler May 6 '15 at 19:09

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