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Re: I'm new!

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, October 26, 2000, 0:14
"H. S. Teoh" wrote:
> To me, I just parse it as a partitive, a "long (short story)" -- i.e., the > relatively longer story among the class of short stories.
Similar here. For me, a "short story" is something that's not appropriate for publication by itself as a book, that is, it must be in a collection of short stories. Some short stories are quite short, while others are long (say, 40-50 pages). What else would it be called? "Long story", I suppose, would be possible, but it would sound quite awkward to me. -- Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos God gave teeth; God will give bread - Lithuanian proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor