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Re: Titanic (was: Naming mp3 players ...)

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Saturday, January 25, 2003, 8:01
On Saturday 25 January 2003 4:12 am, John Cowan wrote:
> Arthaey Angosii scripsit: > > >syllables, it can only be a proper noun. Thus, "jakuza" means "lost > > >lightweight container." I'm stumped at this point; what _proper_ noun > > > could "lost lightweight container" refer to? Suggestions solicited. > > > > I'm not sure what the lightweight one would be, but its heavyweight > > counterpart is certainly the Titanic. :) > > The Titanic isn't lost; we know exactly where it is.
True, but there is more than one definition for lost. Lost, as in destroyed.