Re: OT: Corpses, etc. (was: Re: Gender in conlangs (was: Re: Umlauts (was Re: Elves and Ill Bethisad)))
|From:||Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 9, 2003, 21:41|
--- John Cowan <cowan@...> wrote:
> True enough. But the main reason you don't
> throw a knife against
> another knife is that you're too likely to
> miss, and then you've
> got nothing else (unless you are Two-Knife Bob,
> Terror of the Plains).
Yep. Of course, if you're going to throw a knife
in the first place, you probably brought a few
with you! And if you didn't, well...
> At long distances, *if* you are accurate enough
> (which is more of a
> gift than a skill one an acquire), you have
> time to react if you miss
> or things are otherwise botched.
Yep. Plus, the other guy has some time to react
to the thrown knife.
fas peryn omen c' yng ach h-yst yn caleor peryn ndia;
enffoge yn omen ach h-yst yn caleor per la gouitha.
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