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Re: Essentialist Explaination

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Saturday, February 23, 2002, 2:32
En réponse à Keith Gaughan <kgaughan@...>:

> > Aardvark is Dutch for `ground pig', isn't it? >
Kind of yes. "Kind of" only because "pig" in Dutch is normally "varken". "vark" is not seen as a single word. But "aard" does mean "ground" (and also "nature", as in "the human nature" :)) . The Dutch are specialists of double-meaning words). Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.