FPGA VAX update
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 17:56:52 CDT 2005
der Mouse wrote:
>>>>>and I don't need to hear your profanity about [...]
>>>>Great. Foist your Puritanical Western Judeo-Christian ideals on
>>>>the rest of us.
>>>Not so. You don't have to fit that description to feel that
>>>profanity is unproductive in a technical discussion.
>>You do in order to even believe in the concept of "profanity".
> (1) "profanity" in modern English has drifted from its original meaning
> and now means little more than "strong/taboo language".
> (2) Plenty of non-"Puritanical Western Judeo-Christian" mindsets
> include the divide between the sacred and the profane.
But not very many attach it to taboos against particular single words.
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