Postscript: "prom"--a bit of data . . .

Michael McKernan mckernan at LOCALNET.COM
Sun May 7 03:38:29 UTC 2006

Laurence Horn wrote;

>>>Law of conservation of articles.


Is your law definite, indefinite, or undefin(it)ed?

BTW, it doesn't seem to be universal, since for example, it doesn't apply
to sock pairs--articles  which in my experience are definitely not highly
conserved in laundry.

Michael McKernan

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