[LMB] was: Language Now Vat Meat Ethics

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 18:25:31 BST 2019


On Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 9:28 AM Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM 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",...
> > And “corn” meant “grain”.
> >
>
>
> You know a phrase that has not changed and likely never will?
>
> "The sun rose. The sun set."
>
> Even though people intellectually know that the earth turned toward the
> sun, or away from the sun, the phrase stays the same.
>

There's a line in *Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead*: "The sun's going
down ... or the earth's coming up, as the popular theory has it."

--Margaret Dean
  <margdean56 at gmail.com>


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