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Re: Memberlang Pages

From:Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 19, 1999, 23:57
Herman Miller wrote:

> I wouldn't pick something from Shakespeare or the Bible, but something =
> more straightforward and colloquial language, to make the comparisons > easier. It should be relatively short, no longer than the Babel text or > "North Wind & Sun". A selection from the Adventure text might be good f=
> that, but even that has problems ("You are standing at the end of a > road"... Bats don't stand. What's a "road"?)
How about something from Aesop's fables? Those are all pretty much short= , and it wouldn't be too hard to find one that was relatively devoid of cli= mactic or sociocultural idiosyncrasies, probably. Any suggestions? =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D Tom Wier <artabanos@...> ICQ#: 4315704 AIM: Deuterotom Website: <> "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." "Ich folge Dir, verkl=E4rter Held! Dir, Erstling der erschlafnen Frommen! Triumph! Der Tod is weggenommen, der auf der Welt der Geister lag!" -- from _Die Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu_ (arranged to music by C. P. E. Bach) =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D