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Re: para-genetic

>Interestingly most words that we use today were "made up" by someone once 
>upon a time... if you substitute minerals for genetics, it's surprisingly 
>descriptive.  This is how language evolves. Isn't it wonderful that we can 
>credit Niven and other Sinclair's with such a great descriptive new word 
>for genealogy.

Did I not say that the usage may spread?

Niven has already performed impressive feats of meme-distribution regarding
Prince Henry and other matters.  He may succeed with this one, too.

John S. Quarterman <jsq@quarterman.org>
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