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At 22:14 22/05/01 +0100, you wrote:
If what Niven suggests is true, that the term
paragenetic includes not onlyDear Tim,
those of Sincalir ancestry but also thsoe who are 'spiritually' Sinclairs
can I lay claim to honorary para-genetic status.?. After all my
translates into English as 'son of the sea-warrior' and I have been
when in abberant mood to promote the Sinclair cause from time to
As you have shown yourself to be the promoter-in-chief of the Sinclair
we will give you honorary para-genetic status John tells us that
means 'the order in which the constituent minerals in a rock mass
formed' which makes you (and the rest of us) a product of a very rich
pool with the Sinclair gene dominant in colour (red hair and green eyes)
temperament (bloody mindedness bordering on madness).
Para-genetic will appear in the next issue of Collins English Dictionary
its new additional meaning. Google (John's word) will not appear
having no etymological foundation, it is totally meaningless which
it cannot be found in any standard dictionary.
Generally, I am against the bastardisation of the English language but
the use of new words to satisfy the needs of the technological age
in which we
live and in which (the para-genetic) John excels.
Niven, who is also para-genetic to the umpteenth degree, from a rather
gene pool of murderers and maniacs, bishops and bigots, saints and
which makes him at one with the rest of you. We all
need locking up for the
safety of the populace at large.
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