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In a message dated 1/24/2002 12:44:47 PM Central Standard Time, Wade Smith
> On Thursday, January 24, 2002, at 10:13 , Grant Callaghan wrote:
> > A word means whatever you use it to mean.
> `When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful
> tone, `it means just what I choose it to mean -- neither more
> nor less.'
> `The question is,' said Alice, `whether you can make words mean
> so many different things.'
> `The question is,' said Humpty Dumpty, `which is to be master --
> that's all.'
> - Wade
When used deceptively or equivocally, words can foster rampant Enronism in
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