Re: THEORY: lexical shift [was Re: Time machine]
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, July 13, 2002, 19:40|
Abrigon Gusiq scripsit:
> Intercourse? Though in one it is a word for sexual things, but in
> another it means just talking.
"It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds."
--William Ellery Channing
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan <jcowan@...>
"Any legal document draws most of its meaning from context. A telegram
that says 'SELL HUNDRED THOUSAND SHARES IBM SHORT' (only 190 bits in
5-bit Baudot code plus appropriate headers) is as good a legal document
as any, even sans digital signature." --me