Re: CHAT: Measurements (was: Re: CHAT: browsers)
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 14, 2003, 21:29|
En réponse à Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>:
> I'm inedible. Muahahaha ...
I wouldn't be too sure of it if I were you. They can always make a soup out of
you (and they bol you alive then, they say it's better for the taste :)) ).
and I'm evil too - the early versions of
> orthography are at least as bad as Maggel. /s/ could be written in
> ways; "s", "ss", "sz", "z", "zz", "zh" and "zhz". "Y" was
> either /i/ or /j/, "h" could mean /h/, /e/ or be silent.
Pff... child's play :)) .
> consonants could be doubled without any change of pronunciation, and
> one of the commonest phonemes could be unwritten. There's absolutely no
> of telling that "Mzn" is /mesene/, rather than, say /emzen/ or /m=zn=/,
> given the pronunciation, it could just as well be spelt "Mhzhznne".
> What makes you think I'm going to allow 'em to continue to count in base
The fact that if you don't you soon won't be able to talk anymore, because
there won't be a connection between your lungs and your mouth anymore? ;))))
> I'm going to make them count in base 10 000.
No stinking multiple of ten base thank you! Be happy that they have special
words for "million" and "billion" :)) (which by the way are pure nouns and thus
out of the numeric system in fact).
Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.