Re: [cowan: Re: Biblical Hebrew (Was: Major Defect in Combining Classes of Tibetan Vowels)]

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Jun 27 2003 - 10:39:16 EDT

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    At 09:16 -0400 2003-06-27, John Cowan wrote:
    >Michael Everson scripsit:
    >> Oh, come on. Let's not put words in people's mouths. Ifs and mights
    >> are not facts.
    >Expressed attitudes are facts, and it's reasonable to extrapolate people's
    >future behaviors, at least the general trend thereof, from their expressed
    >attitudes. When someone draws a line in the sand, it's not unreasonable
    >to expect that crossing it will be taken as a declaration of war.

    But you might trot on over with a white flag to parley about a problem.

    They're only human beings over there, just as we are over here.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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