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Ben Wolfson wolfson at uchicago.edu
Tue Feb 25 22:24:52 CET 2003


On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 18:55:07 +0000, Alex Martelli wrote:

>   "Paul" has four letters, but Paul does not have four letters
> 
> I _might_ be asserting a falsehood in a specific case, as there
> MIGHT be an individual named Paul who DOES happen to have four
> letters (having just received them in the mail, perhaps).

Then you would be equivocating, unless "Paul" also received four letters
in the mail.

-- 
I certainly seem to be enjoying myself in the same way, smacking my
lips, sighing and moaning, dripping [REDACTED] on my shirt and
smearing it into my moustache ... But ... If I snuck a lick of your
cone, I wouldn't smack my lips. -- Ted Cohen





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