Re: A possible approach in "solving" the FDL problem
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 02:41:34PM -0400, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> That's correct. I can't. I can't stop anyone from using a word however
> they please. I can stop people from saying "inflammable" to mean
> "flammable" either. That's one of those things about living in a
> (semi-)free society: People are allowed to speak as they chose.
Ummm... stupid as it sounds, inflammable actually does mean roughly the
same thing as flammable. It's related to the verb "to inflame." The
opposite of flammable is nonflammable. Yeah, English is like that.
- Jimmy Kaplowitz