Re: Response to Everson Phoenician and why June 7?

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Fri May 21 2004 - 18:00:20 CDT

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    Michael Everson wrote at 10:45 PM on Friday, May 21, 2004:

    >At 14:35 -0400 2004-05-21, Mark E. Shoulson wrote:
    >>Dean Snyder wrote:
    >>>Furthermore, this has the advantage of side-stepping the whole
    >>>issue of the origins of the Greek alphabet along with its
    >>>subsequent Mediterranean script descendants, while not mucking up
    >>>Canaanite which is already encoded in Unicode, albeit somewhat
    >>>"prematurely", or "misnamed", as Hebrew.
    >What tripe. I mean really, what tripe.

    Can you back up your assertions with anything other than inflammatory

    What, specifically, is tripe about this sentence?


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