relative weirdness (was Re: signal and noise in phonologiesand scripts)
|From:||Anton Sherwood <bronto@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 14, 2001, 6:50|
Roger Mills wrote:
> Wasn't it Mark Twain who said (I paraphrase): "When I was 20,
> I thought my father was totally ignorant. When I was 40, I was
> surprised to see how much he had learned over the years."
I have it on file (source unknown) as:
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could
hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be
twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned
in seven years.
Anton Sherwood -- http://www.ogre.nu/