[LMB] was: Language Now Vat Meat Ethics

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Aug 19 13:39:34 BST 2019


On Sun, 18 Aug 2019 20:13:22 -0600, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
wrote:

>Still, before the Raid on Entebbe, we didn’t refer to airport aprons and runways as “tarmac”.   After then, that meaning is common, far more common in the U.S. than its original meaning.   It is funny to see it to describe alien spaceport surfaces.

I think most of them are concrete, anyway. :)
--
The really unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green
silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, or
anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of
some pretended future. But the crimes they hope to prevent in the future
are imaginary.  The ones they commit in the present - they are real.
 - Lois McMaster Bujold


More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list