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Subject:Re: homophones From:Shannon Ford <shannon -at- UNIFACE -dot- NL> Date:Tue, 1 Feb 1994 08:50:47 +0100
Why is everyone so hooked on making perfect, logical, grammatical sense out of
`thing'? What about `Crazy little thing called love' (Queen, wasn't it?)?.
Thing is a generic word for some, well, thing, whether it is a solid object
(That thing over there is a chair) to an emotion (love), to an amorphous
happening (you've got another thing coming--something that you won't expect,
thinking what you do). ^^^^^