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  • ...fishes, nassty bony little fishes, for a poor creature, and they say death. So wise they are; so just, so very just." --Gollum jcowan@^$1 www.ccil.org/~cowan
    jcowan@reutershealth.com Jan 21, 2004
  • ...My corporate data's a mess! John Cowan It's all semi-structured, no less. http://www.ccil.org/~cowan But I'll be carefree jcowan@^$1 Using XSLT http://www.reutershealth.com In an XML DBMS.
    jcowan@reutershealth.com Jan 21, 2004
  • ...e] or [E] without serious risk of unintelligibility. Do "goaty" and "goatee" sound the same when you speak them? -- John Cowan jcowan@^$1 http://www.reutershealth.com "Mr. Lane, if you ever wish anything that I can do, all you will have to do will be to send me...
    jcowan@reutershealth.com Jan 21, 2004
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  • J. 'Mach' Wust scripsit: > brian botley wrote: > > this one guy told me that since it's pronounced > > bot-lee that their should be a long carrier at the end > > like in the first one, so would that be right? > > I'd say your phonetic transcription is allright, though the short carrier > could be used as well. The pronunciation is not the same as the same as in > _hot bee_, and...
    jcowan@reutershealth.com Jan 20, 2004
  • ...have decided later. -- Long-short-short, long-short-short / Dactyls in dimeter, Verse form with choriambs / (Masculine rhyme): jcowan@^$1 One sentence (two stanzas) / Hexasyllabically http://www.reutershealth.com Challenges poets who / Don't have the time. --robison...
    jcowan@reutershealth.com Jan 15, 2004
  • ...works, if the word "canon" is to have any meaning whatsoever, can only be those approved for publication by JRRT. -- John Cowan jcowan@^$1 www.reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in...
    jcowan@reutershealth.com Jan 15, 2004
  • Helge K. Fauskanger scripsit: > It's from "Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age" in the Silmarillion. > One has to wonder if New Line has really secured the rights to use a text > from the Silmarillion in their movie...maybe there is a reason why Saruman > turns the page really fast! IMHO, to deny that such a use was a fair use would be frivolous (both in the ordinary and in the...
    jcowan@reutershealth.com Dec 10, 2003
  • Carl F. Hostetter scripsit: > That would be fine by me -- even though you like Helge are seeking to > blame the victim -- so long as it applies to both of us equally. I am no believer in just wars or retribution. > Of course, you could also achieve the desired effect simply by fairly > moderating and pre-approving Helge's posts, as has been done to good > effect for the past number...
    John Cowan Sep 10, 2003
  • ...traffic, moderately useful list on Tolkienian orthography. We can't have both. -- Do what you will, John Cowan this Life's a Fiction jcowan@^$1 And is made up of http://www.reutershealth.com Contradiction. --William Blake http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
    John Cowan Sep 10, 2003
  • ...things about Q & S, since it applies with perfect force to every description of a natural language. -- The man that wanders far jcowan@^$1 from the walking tree http://www.reutershealth.com --first line of a non-existent poem by: John Cowan
    John Cowan Aug 26, 2003