"NOT cheap imitations, but genuine replicas!" [NT]

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 13 20:00:49 UTC 2010

License? A replica of something notable, like the Eames chair, can be
authorized, in which case it wouldn't be called an imitation.

m a m

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>wrote:

> At 2:31 PM -0400 5/13/10, Wilson Gray wrote:
> What distinguishes between an "imitation" of a Rolex and a "replica" of a
> Rolex?
> Price.  The latter is more costly.
> Besides "genuine replica" (less obviously oxymoronic than "genuine
> imitation"), there's also "exact replica", while "exact imitation"
> seems less likely to me.  Contrarily, "pale imitation" seems more
> natural than "pale replica".

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