Re:       Re: Vocabula

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Sun Jun 22 14:50:55 UTC 2003

The problem--again--is not that I disagree with it so much as that it is

In a message dated 6/20/03 8:45:46 PM, mam at THEWORLD.COM writes:

> On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Beth Simon wrote:
> #What on earth (or elsewhere) does this _mean_?
> #
> #" disregard the ways of our words, is to forsake our humanity and,
> #perhaps, even forfeit our future."
> #
> #Or this:
> #
> #"A society is generally as lax as its language."
> I found TVR's lead paragraphs interesting enough to bet a few dollars
> on a subscription. ("Bet" in the sense of "betting" that I'd get enough
> entertainment, education, interest, or whatever else out of it to make
> me feel I was getting my money's worth.) So far I'm coming out ahead of
> the game.
> If I read only those media whose principles, or whose authors'
> principles, I agreed with one hundred percent, I'd be restricting myself
> to my own notes.
> -- Mark A. Mandel

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