Re: CHAT: A group of chums (was RE: Ebonic Xmass)
|From:||Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 16, 2000, 7:14|
At 7:10 pm -0500 15/1/00, Nik Taylor wrote:
>Raymond Brown wrote:
>> But I think
>> one needs to remember that this list is international/ interglobal
>Interglobal? You mean that people on other planets read this list? ;-)
Sorry - I realized as the thing was being sent through cyberspace that I'd
used the wrong prefix.
_intra-global_ is what I meant to write.
But at 7:49 pm -0600 15/1/00, Patrick Dunn wrote:
>Of course! The Hataso are monitoring a large number of Earth
>transmissions, and are plugged into the 'net. The Advena, as well, even
>have an agent specifically dedicating to monitoring this list, making sure
>no subversive content is transmitted.
>That's at least two planets: Epsilon Eridani II (where the Hataso live),
>and whereever the Advena agent might be (as far as we know, there are
>twenty-four possibilities for that).
Ah - must've been some telepathic influence from one of the planets that
caused me to use the prefix inter- :)
So let 'interglobal' stand.
A mind which thinks at its own expense
will always interfere with language.
[J.G. Hamann 1760]