ancestor = "descendant"

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Mar 1 22:34:55 UTC 2007

On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 04:28:49PM -0600, Barbara Need wrote:
> Well, I don't have it at hand, but the article in Tribune that
> reported on the "relationship" between Al Sharpton and Strom Thurmond
> (was Sharpton easily "shocked", or have I become truly cynical?) says
> uses _descendant_ for _ancestor_. If someone cares for the details, I
> will check my print version.

Yes please!

Jesse Sheidlower

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