Re: The concept of "relative words", or "relative meanings"
|From:||Danny Wier <dawier@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 28, 2002, 3:01|
P.S. I found a better example in a well-known bluegrass song "Rocky Top":
"Corn won't grow at all on Rocky Top, dirt's too rocky by far;
That's why all the folks on Rocky Top get their corn from a jar."
In the first line, corn means the grain product. In the second, it's a
distilled spirit derived from corn, i.e. whiskey, specially the moonshine
made not-so-legally in the American backwoods.
(Here in East Texas, the major locally-produced contraband is
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