USAGE: odd ones (was Re: Damin)
|From:||Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 15, 2005, 8:55|
On 14 Feb 2005, at 11.15 pm, caeruleancentaur wrote:
While on the subject of odd usages, I just came across a post with the
subject header 'I have diven in agin'
browse_thread/thread/9a403b43e99e27c1>. It seems 'dive' is a regular
strong verb nowadays :)
> "...thuu is used for large sea-dwelling mammals such as dugongs and
> I'd like to pick a nit. Surely the author knows that turtles are not
> mammals. I can only see this as another example of believing that
> the words "animal" and "mammal" are synonymous.