to "overtake" a computer (UNCLASSIFIED)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Aug 28 00:14:25 UTC 2009

At 7:29 PM -0400 8/27/09, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>At 8/26/2009 08:21 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>>At 6:22 PM -0400 8/26/09, David Bergdahl wrote:
>>>My 1st father-in-law (Bavarian, b. 1899) used "overtake" as the usual term
>>>for passing a car on the highway
>>Is this at all unusual?  I've used it all my life, as well in the
>>case of as a runner or swimmer or cyclist overtaking another in a
>>race.  And I'm not Bavarian.
>But do you overtake runners, cyclists, or swimmers in your
>Bayerische Motoren Werke (AG) auto?
I'm sure I would if I had one.

And in terms of intentionality, don't we all constantly find
ourselves overtaken by events without the events even trying?


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