{Spam?} Re: [linux-elitists] Ubuntu Love

D. Joe Anderson deejoe@raccoon.com
Sat Dec 18 08:45:43 PST 2004


On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 03:05:18PM +0000, Michael Montaigne wrote:
> Ah, back to the hustings...
> 
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 11:52:25PM -0800, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
> 
> > 	"Varvaros" was the term the Greeks made up for anyone who
> > didn't speak Greek.  It was originally onomatopoeia, mimicking someone
> > going "varr varr varr".  Since we're not speaking Greek, nearly all
> > our words are barbarous by definition.  
> 
> But you fall victim to the genetic fallacy, confusing the
> origins and development of a thing with the thing itself.

Wait.  Weren't *you* just doing that, a post or two back in the
thread?

-- 
Joe




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