From: Randy Smith (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 16:51:25 MST
>From: Dossy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: META: Subject line profanity considered [really dumb]
>Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 15:48:05 -0500
>On 2002.01.03, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I don't think that profanity is inappropriate for all occasions,
>I disagree with you. It is inappropriate for all occasions. At
>least in English, there's no idea or concept that requires
>profanity to be expressed unambiguously. There's always a word
>or collection of words that can be used instead of the profanity.
Gotta disagree...."profane" words are profane for a reason; they communicate
ideas that other phraseology is unable to communicate.
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