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Semantic shift (WAS: RE: Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos)

From:The Gray Wizard <dbell@...>
Date:Monday, September 18, 2000, 23:31
> From: Jörg Rhiemeier > > Padraic Brown wrote: > > > > "Tehhewas-cas tomtahaams-tas toohit-he : tehhewas-cas taamtar-tan > > taahti." In Talarian. Really means "...; God will give meat." Just > > a minor semantic shift. > > *MINOR* semantic shift??? From healthy, tasteful, delicious bread to > stinking, unhealthy, barely digestable dead meat??? (Or do you mean > living flesh, which is, however, equally remote, and the thought > of eating it even more disgusting?) Are you kidding? > > (Sorry, couldn't resist...)
There's an old nathya saying: som eru neri umasus no lavan, som eru deri utacuth apoladhig If Eru didn't want us to eat animals, he wouldn't have made them out of meat. (Sorry, I couldn't resist either) David David E. Bell The Gray Wizard "Wisdom begins in wonder." - Socrates