Re: OT - Programming Languages w/o English Syntax
On Sun, 19 Oct 2003 05:51:16 -0500,
Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On Sun, 2003-10-19 at 00:03, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> > On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 17:12:15 -0500,
> > John Hasler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > <email@example.com>:
> > > Pigeon writes:
> > > > I was under the impression that "Serbian" was written with Roman
> > > > characters, and "Croatian" with Cyrillic, but they were actually
> > > > the
> > ..the other way around.
> > > > same language, hence "Serbo-Croatian". How close to the truth is
> > > > this?
> > >
> > > "A language is a dialect with its own army and navy."
> > ..historically, the white man used his military and political power
> > and, this language as part of "nation building". ;-)
> As have every other conquering nation or tribe.
> Why do people think that Europeans
..here we go: "Europeans"? Is "Europe" any less part of Asia than
India and China? ;-)
> are any different than any other
> "race"? Before the Renaissance, Europeans were just like the vast
> majority of the world's poor are now: scraping out a meager existence,
> oppressed by landlords, superstitious, uneducated, and occasionally
> conquered, and thus landlord X substituted for landlord Y.
..well, under today's international legal regime with control over 5 out
of the 5 veto seats in the UN Security Council, white man qualifies
as "Herrmensch" to convince me Adolf would have laughted his ass off.
Red China Communism came from where? ;-)
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.