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Re: Trigger language?

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Friday, January 17, 2003, 16:51
Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work scripsit:

> (And perhaps "to lie" (as in "tell a lie") is a better verb, > since it's more obviously something you can do without intent.)
OT: Au contraire. I hold that that is a misuse of "lie"; lies are intentional, always. Making false statements may be unintentional, but if so it is not lying. Is this a cross-language issue? -- Knowledge studies others / Wisdom is self-known; John Cowan Muscle masters brothers / Self-mastery is bone; Content need never borrow / Ambition wanders blind; Vitality cleaves to the marrow / Leaving death behind. --Tao 33 (Bynner)


Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>To lie (jara: Trigger language?)
daniel andreasson <danielandreasson@...>