[LMB] OT: Language
sturmvogel66 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 10 02:13:19 BST 2019
Shouldn't be hard, crushing the larynx or driving the end through an eye
socket should do the trick.
On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 9:08 PM Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Aug 2019 12:27:33 -0700, Ron Conescu <ronconescu at gmail.com>
> >On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 12:22 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com>
> >> Fetal rabbits were classified as fish because they never breathed air.
> >> IIRC, some orders that were particularly strict about fasting would have
> >> had monks dying of malnutrition if they hadn't included so many
> >> "exceptions".
> >…which makes me wonder that policy evolved from experience. I've heard the
> >same about wooden Japanese practice swords: they didn't used to be wooden
> >— they simply ran out of people they were willing to kill during sword
> >practice. (Some quick Googling leaves me unable to prove this, though. I
> >heard it in various martial-arts classes.)
> It's allegedly possible for a sensei to kill someone with a bokken.
> Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.
> Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
> - Katharine Hepburn
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