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olly #200831 06/29/11 12:01 PM
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I know a few people with artificial intelligence.

Yes, artificial is one of those qualifiers that has to do overtime semantics and pragmatics wise. In that sense it is like organic or chemical. "Junk food is full of chemicals!" Well, in point of fact, all our food is full of chemicals. The statement means that "Junk food is full of undesired chemicals." This is the sort of thing that language excels in, and which drives some people (with small dictionaries) crazy. The funny thing is that most humor would not be possible except for ambiguity, polysemy, and mispronunciation (or punning).


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Maybe if we change the name of the pleonasm thread the Thai bot will stop.

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Maybe if we change the name of the pleonasm thread the Thai bot will stop.

Or, we could lock the thread.


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Originally Posted By: zmjezhd
Thai, was it?

I just assumed it was Thai. Lao is also written using the Thai syllabary, but s/he was probably Thai.


Actually Lao uses a different alphabet (or abugida to be precise).

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Actually Lao uses a different alphabet (or abugida to be precise).

You're right, but I cannot really tell the difference between the two, as easily as I can between say the Devanagari and Tamil syllabaries.


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I always get here after the spam has already been reported and deleted. Is this the only thread it's been in? If so, I'll be happy to lock it if I can. And if anyone wants to continue the discussion--possibly under another title?--they can just copy the relevant posts and start a new thread.

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I think from my perspective the gambling sites in Thai, Lao
or whatever language they are, are on this thread. I've
reported them at least three times.


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Originally Posted By: Jackie
I always get here after the spam has already been reported and deleted.....


So you are not the only 'worker' on here then Jackie?

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Oh, no. This is Anu's site. Therefore I assume he's the one who has gotten rid of all of them in recent months. I'm just a person.

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Originally Posted By: Jackie
I'm just a person.

And Caruso was just a singer.

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