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Re: [ontolog-forum] Bad language - no biscuit.

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From: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2011 23:43:08 -0400
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Simon,    (01)

I have no idea what you mean by that comment.  Is that agreement
or disagreement?    (02)

>> But in English, a Noun-Noun phrase simply means that Noun1 has some
>> relationship to Noun2 that modifies or restricts its meaning.
> I'm afraid I'm going to have to refer your remark to the attorney
> general, you egghead.    (03)

Examples:    (04)

   'steamer clam' -- a clam that is cooked by steaming.    (05)

   'steamer duck' -- a duck that flaps its wings like
                     a paddle-wheel steamer.    (06)

Such examples can be iterated endlessly.    (07)

John    (08)

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