abuse complaint [email@example.com: [linux-elitists] X86 assembly as spam]
Fri Dec 22 21:03:47 PST 2000
On Fri, Dec 22, 2000 at 09:25:46PM +0000, Paul J Collins wrote:
> >>>>> "DW" == Dan Wilder <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> DW> On Fri, Dec 22, 2000 at 01:04:46PM -0800, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> >> Especially the "it was me" part (instead of "it was I").
> DW> My Shrink often spoke in the vernacular.
> Is that a posh word for "out of his anus"?
No more posh than "it was I". Correct, certainly, but maybe
not quite the thing for some situations. English is
a language rich beyond belief in the many different ways
it is used. Not all precisely according to somebody's
My ancient Webster's says:
vernacular: [ ... ] using a language or dialect native to a
region or country rather than a literary, cultured, or foreign
language [ ... ]
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