Re: E-Primer

Subject: Re: E-Primer
From: HEATHER ATKINSON <HMA209 -at- COMMSUPP -dot- NWSCC -dot- SEA06 -dot- NAVY -dot- MIL>
Date: Mon, 9 May 1994 14:39:01 EST

Marguerite Krupp wrote:

> I remember studying General Semantics (Caps and all!) in college...and
> applying it, much to the annoyance of my classmates. They would ask, "What
> does your watch say?" and I would reply, "Tick, tick, tick!"

Ah, yes, but if they had asked, "What time is it?", the E-Prime folks
would have corrected them. And, had they asked, "Do you have the
time?", your reply most likely would have been, "For what?" ;-) So,
how do you get around that one??

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