[b-hebrew] XSD

George F Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Fri Aug 26 12:07:09 EDT 2005


On Fri, 26 Aug 2005 10:28:32 -0500 "Karl Randolph" <kwrandolph at email.com>
writes:
> George:
> 
> This advice, coming from a person who tries to claim that 
> "feet" = "genitals" with no evidence for it other than 
> overactive imaginations (of dirty old men?), it isn't very 
> convincing.
> 
> For me, as a person who speaks fluent German, Cantonese, 
> has a speaking knowledge of Norwegian, as well as a 
> reading knowledge of French, who has studied other 
> languages, the general rule that each lexeme has one 
> meaning (with exceptions, subject to grammaticizations 
> and figures of speach, of course) has stood me in good 
> stead for learning and using languages. I see no reason 
> why Hebrew should be different.
> 
> I'm not speaking as a translator, that's a whole different 
> can of worms.
> 
> Karl W. Randolph.
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I repeat, get a good lexicon and use it.  I'll assure you that the use of
"feet" for "genitals" is not the product of the overactive imaginations
of dirty old men.  Only a stuborn old man could hold that.

george
gfsomsel
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