Redux: "fact" = proposition; notion

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed May 23 15:00:33 UTC 2007

>And a lengthy poll it is if one ages during it.

Oops, sorry.  GMTingA, and this one too aged to notice the fact before posting.


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>>Subject:      Redux: "fact" = proposition; notion
>>FNC reeports today on a public opinion survey by the Pew Charitable
>>Trust finding that 26% of American Muslims between 18 and 29 believe
>>that suicide bombings against civilians are acceptable "in the
>>defense of Islam."
>>   _Fox & Friends_ anchor (said to earn roughly $1,000,000.00 per
>>annum): "The older you get in the poll, the less likely you are to
>>agree with the fact that suicide bombings are OK."
>>   In the case of this semantic developmentr, the prosecution rests.
>>   JL
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