From: BrettMan35@webtv.net (Brett Robertson) Date sent: Sat, 5 Jun 1999 12:33:08 -0500 (EST) To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: RE: virus: Technology (was manifest science) Send reply to: email@example.com
> If dictionaries allow individuals to understand language to a level
> which is comparable to that of an "average" speaker of the language;
If average or better speaker had the dictionary inside their heads (which would have to be the case if complete knowledge of it only allowed one to speak at an average level), they obviously would never need to cunsult one.
> then, one would do well to understand the words "defined" in a
> dictionary (which ARE defined according to such "common" usage) without
> undue reliance on such crutches.
As far as the definitions and licit usages of words goes, Brettster, you are far worse off than lame, you are paraplegic.
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