Re: [Way OT] Beer measurements (was: Re: Handwritten EURO sign)

From: John Cowan (
Date: Tue Aug 19 2003 - 08:50:43 EDT

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    > However, Esperanto was not entirely successful in its goal to become a
    > second language for everyone, given that more people speak Klingon than
    > Esperanto,

    Entirely false. Esperanto speakers are numbered in the millions, including
    hundreds, perhaps thousands, who speak it natively. It is a complete
    human language with a vocabulary capable of discussing anything, and a
    literature including both prose and poetry. Fluent Klingon speakers
    probably do not exceed 100, and there is only one native speaker,
    who no longer speaks it; the vocabulary is quite limited, as is the

    De plichten van een docent zijn divers,         John Cowan
    die van het gehoor ook.               
          --Edsger Dijkstra               

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