Re: [mythsoc] plots and pocket framistans
- At 08:30 AM 11/10/2003 , Elizabeth Apgar Triano wrote:
>I didn't think it was the diction that Stolzi was referring to. But whatYes, and that's what they did. What I meant was, they couldn't do anything
>could sparrows do to free him? >>
>Why, encourage him to keep trying, not to give up.
more than that because they were physically incapable of freeing him
- David Bratman
- Just saw this in today's NYTimes email (free registration required; link
isn't free in about a week):
Going at the Changes in, Ya Know, English
By EMILY EAKIN
In his new book, "Doing Our Own Thing," the linguist and
cultural critic John McWhorter paints an elaborate picture
of a culture in linguistic upheaval.
Once again, mythies are ahead of the curve!
John (lurker since the GEnie days)