Marcia Karp wrote:
> Think of "blind date" or "bad date." "Play date" on the children's
> schedule is adj noun.
You can't say "date for blind," "date for bad," but you _can_ say "date
There must be a fundamental syntactical difference.
Note in the phrase "French Spanish teacher" you can reword as "French
teacher of Spanish" but _not_ (without destroying the meaning) reword as
"Spanish teacher of French."