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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. Padraic. ===== fas peryn omen c' yng ach h-yst yn caleor peryn ndia; enffoge yn omen ach h-yst yn caleor per la gouitha. [T. Pratchett] -- Ill Bethisad -- <> Come visit The World! -- <> .