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>Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 06:33:12 -0800
><<give me an example
>of a meme that is NOT a tool.>>
>I suspect your definition of "tool" is broad enough to include everything,
>but given names are a nice example of memes that spread without much regard
>to their utility to the host.
If a businessman like yourself can't see how given or any other names are
used to confer status and establish identity on a person or a product, you
must not be awake yet. ;-)> I refer you to HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND
INFLUENCE PEOPLE and what it has to say about names. If that's not using
them as a tool, I don't know what is.
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