[LMB] OT: Language

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Aug 8 20:08:51 BST 2019

> On Aug 8, 2019, at 1:03 PM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> wrote:
> That immediately engenders a religious and philosophical question: Since
> the R-strain chews its cud, is it kosher? The company turns to Rabbi Aaron
> Kaplan <https://turtledove.fandom.com/wiki/Aaron_Kaplan <https://turtledove.fandom.com/wiki/Aaron_Kaplan>> to answer the
> question.

There was a lot of Rabbi discussion when people discovered new-world animals that didn’t quite fit Biblical descriptions.   I suspect there were similar discussions for Muslims, and I wonder if they came to the same conclusions.

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