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"Donald J. HARLOW" wrote:
>
> Je 06.04 ptm 2001.12.01 +0000, James CHANDLER skribis
> > From AIL (Jespersen 1928):
> >
> >When a word which he [Zamenhof] wanted to use was refractory in one way or
> >another and might cause ambiguities, he modified it, not quite so violently
> >as Schleyer did, but still without any scruples ...
>
> "violently"? "scruples"? Strange words for a scientist to use ...

Ever hear of metaphors Don? James's words don't seem excessive to
me, though I might have expressed myself a little differently.
'radically' and 'hesitation' (though of course we don't really know,
maybe Zhof agonized over 'kondicho', 'planedo' etc.

-amike
michael farris