janthomas

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Re: Moments & Seconds  •  December 24, 2009, 2:13pm  •  2 votes

Two thoughts ~ In my mind, "moment" is more analogous to "minute" than "second." But more important, it carries with it a sense of being indefinite, which you lose by substituting either of the alt

Re: Current use of word “edgy” (December 2009)  •  December 24, 2009, 1:54pm  •  1 vote

I accept your original premise of "edgy"'s meaning, but question some of your assertions regarding who might or might not be considered edgy, as well as the precise spot at which you seem to feel "edg

Re: Acronyms, Abbreviations, and BBC News  •  February 5, 2009, 12:19pm  •  0 vote

While I accept Porsche's explanation of language evolution in the first instance, I object to the second characterization. If Sri is in fact used as a title with surnames (and I know nothing of Sanskr