On 6/22/12 7:15 AM, UC wrote:
> On Jun 21, 11:51 pm, Mark Isaak<eci...@curioustaxonomyNOSPAM.net>Who gives a damn? In the story above, Joe's house is lumber.
>> On 6/21/12 8:26 AM, UC wrote:
>>>> Another example for you:
>>>> "Joe's house was less damaged by the flood than most of the others, but
>>> You make my point for me, dumbass. The 'house' is a 'house' only so
>> Joe's house is intact. It is still lumber.
> Not in ordinary usage.
> 'Lumber' refers to the raw product of cut wood.Wrong. "lumber: timber sawn into rough planks or otherwise partly
prepared." No requirement of rawness. You put that in because your
mind is not flexible enough to handle overlapping categories, also known
as the real world.
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