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Re: [ontolog-forum] Sharing and Integrating Ontologies

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From: David Eddy <deddy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 11:24:18 -0400
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Pavithra -
On Sep 29, 2010, at 8:44 AM, Pavithra wrote:

American kids have verbiage for it :
Whatchamacallit? Thingamajig ..

Professionally I prefer either "thingy" or "thingame"

Far more correct in terms of the typical ambiguity under most circumstances.

"Object" is far too dangerous since it brings all sort of baggage that is likely inappropriate for many circumstances.

David Eddy


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