off list questions
Linux for blind general discussion
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Tue Jun 23 15:56:21 UTC 2020
I just checked and the greatest handicap to your request is that sender
addresses are kept hidden. Otherwise, clicking reply, then searching
headers of the quoted text usually shows up original sender address you can
copy and paste.
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To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:00 PM
Subject: off list questions
Hello Al and everyone else.
How may I write to someone, if I want to explore a linux topic with someone
> On Jun 22, 2020, at 8:03 PM, Linux for blind general discussion
> <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
> My objection to using "literally" figuratively is that we then have to
> find a new word for literally. In the example here, "exploded" is enough
> and is figurative anyway.
> I'll skip the other stuff, and take a second of amusement that this became
> a topic on a Linux list. (Then again, computers are quite literal--in
> their numeric fashion.
> On 6/22/20 6:47 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> Yeah, I don't really get the objection to the word "share" in the
>> context of telling someone about an experience, and while saying
>> someone has issues is vaguer than saying someone's nuts, I don't
>> really see such as euphemistic... granted, someone having issues could
>> just as easily refer to everyday stress and/or bad luck.
>> I'm also okay with the word "literally" being used figuratively(e.g.
>> saying someone literally exploded as metaphor/hyperbole for a fit of
>> Then again, perhaps my inner linguist is just more of a descriptivist
>> than a prescriptivist.
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