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cowan at ccil.org
Mon Aug 24 02:07:39 EDT 2009
Vincent Manis scripsit:
> For the small language, I propose `Notion', which, according to
> Wiktionary, is a `general or universal conception', or a `sentiment or
> opinion', or an `ingenious device'. In Canada, at least, a department
> store had/has a `Notions Department', which sells yarn, thread, and
> similar products.
When the President of the University of Chicago left to become the CEO of
Woolworth's, he was said to have gone from ideas to notions.
I was thinking about "Diamond" myself.
Cash registers don't really add and subtract; John Cowan
they only grind their gears. cowan at ccil.org
But then they don't really grind their gears, either;
they only obey the laws of physics. --Unknown
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