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Re: Ygyde and philosophical languages

From:James Landau <neurotico@...>
Date:Saturday, January 18, 2003, 16:25
H S TEOH wrote:

>On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 09:19:12PM +0100, Andrew Nowicki wrote: >[snip] >> coppice = ydadxbe = "noun small big plant" (an) > >??? I'm not sure I understand the logic behind this.
I guess the idea is supposed to be that many little plants (the real plants) form "one" "big" plant when you look at it together.
>> spruce = ynadxbe = "noun religious big plant" (an) > >What has spruce got to do with "religious"?
Beats me . . . last time I heard, the courts ruled that the Christmas tree was a secular symbol, and therefore ould be placed on government/community center property (unlike nativity scenes).
>> volt = ysule = "noun dangerous unit" (AN) >> ampere = ylyle = "noun electric unit" (AN) > >OK, this is a bit silly. I hope you realize that a high ampereage (sp?) is >a LOT more dangerous than a high voltage? You will probably survive a 25V >jolt; but if you get 25A through your body, you'll turn into jelly before >you can think. :-P
Yeah, but which risk does your average person come in close contact with more often? Have you ever run into a high-amperage fence?
>> bread = ofyby = "noun foam food" (AN) > >Ummm... but what about granola? Or pita?
Pita is a subcategory of bread, so he can just add a root pertaining to "pocket" or "slit" or "two" to further specify his five-letter word for bread into a seven-letter word. Didn't know how granola was made. Perhaps "apo" (hairy) can bring easily to mind hirsute hippies eating the stuff . . . or, depending on your view of hippies, "ajy" (dirty) or "aty" (high).
>[snip] >> to deep fry = ubopeci = "verb wet warm manipulation" (an) >> to boil = upygu = "verb burning liquid" (AN) >[snip] > >Um, shouldn't this be the other way round? At least, deep-frying is not >*wet*, it's dipping something into boiling oil (which is closer to burning >liquid than boiling water--you'd know this if you've been burned by >cooking oil before. :-P)
Hmmmm . . . I wouldn't know.