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Old October 3rd 05, 06:43 PM
Jeremy Nixon
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Floyd Davidson wrote:

*Nobody* cares whether words match precise dictionary meanings, because
*point* is to communicate.

When people *communicate*, the question is not "what did they
say", but "what did they mean".

When things devolve too far in that direction, communication becomes
difficult or impossible.

Jeremy |