to boldly go where no linguist should

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Thu Jan 31 01:49:42 UTC 2008

In a message dated 1/30/08 8:22:55 PM, laurence.horn at writes:

> Actually, I said that about "human" (and "man"), not about "person".
> The difference is significant, at least for me.  My cats have
> personality, but not much humanity.

Hard to quarrel with that--not a lie:

>Kirk: Was there no human in the room with you?
>Spock (knowing that a Klingon was in the room with him): No.

Thanks for setting me straight. Sorry to have been so dense. I'm sure that 
there are people on the list who found this discussion as dull as Texas chicken 

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