[linux-elitists] IANAL, TINLA

Lance Simmons lance@lsimmons.net
Wed May 26 15:11:05 PDT 2004


* John S J Anderson <jacobs@genehack.org> [040526 17:04]:
> Joakim Ziegler <joakim@avmaria.com> writes:
> 
> > You're right, it is ridiculous. I've always chalked it up to the US
> > phobia of lawsuits.
> 
>   I've always associated it with people giving an indication as to how
>   much weight their opinion on a particular matter should be given --
>   but then again, IANALinguist, so take that for what it's worth.

Indeed.

And I've never actually seen "TINLA" in the wild.  I've seen "IANAL"
probably thousands of times, but never "TINLA".

-- 
Lance Simmons
The doctrine of human equality reposes on this: that there is no man really
clever who has not found that he is stupid.
		-- Gilbert K. Chesterson
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