Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id HAA13248 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Tue, 12 Feb 2002 07:38:03 GMT Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 23:32:22 -0800 Message-Id: <200202120732.g1C7WLXV022399@mail25.bigmailbox.com> X-Authentication-Warning: mail25.bigmailbox.com: www set sender to email@example.com using -f Content-Type: text/plain Content-Disposition: inline Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary X-Mailer: MIME-tools 4.104 (Entity 4.116) X-Originating-Ip: [18.104.22.168] From: "Joe Dees" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Why memeoids? Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com('binary' encoding is not supported, stored as-is)
>Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 16:22:03 +1100
> Re: Why memeoids? John Wilkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.comReply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>On Tuesday, February 12, 2002, at 03:51 PM, Keith Henson wrote:
>> At 10:01 PM 11/02/02 -0500, you wrote:
>>> Hi Keith Henson -
>>> >Infective speech fillers people pick up of the "you know" and "fact
>>> of the
>>> >matter" are these kind of minimal memes. I am not aware of a term
>>> for for
>>> >such minimal memes. Suggest one if you wish.
>> Why? (what derivation does -murs have?)
>I think he means -mers, as in polymers and monomers. But then it should
>be polymemes and monomemes, and this requires some notion of a "simple"
>meme just as monomer requires some notion of a simple molecule (which is
>not, so far as I can tell, forthcoming :-)
The smallest meaningful unit of language is the morpheme; how could one combine/contract these two (morpheme and meme) into a single distinctive word? Morph-memes?
>John S Wilkins
>Head, Communication Services
>The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
>Parkville, Victoria, Australia
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