[LMB] was: Language Now Vat Meat Ethics

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 15 18:21:39 BST 2019


On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

>
>
> > On Aug 15, 2019, at 10:12 AM, Margaret Dean <margdean56 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > As far as that goes, the language has already evolved once. In English
> the
> > word "meat" used to mean simply "food", as in the saying "One man's meat
> is
> > another man's poison." If you meant food that came from a dead animal you
> > had to specify "fleshmeat." Nowadays the definition of "meat" has
> narrowed,
> > but whether it's narrowed enough to exclude the lab-grown substance ... ?
>
> And “corn” meant “grain”.
>

In British English, it still does.


--Margaret Dean
  <margdean56 at gmail.com>


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