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FWIW, it goes to prove the adage:
There's one born every minute

or in Yhe Vala Lakha:
Ya      uyha   araina    liyhani eiha
[topic] every  moment born    one

In this case, there's clearly two - the ones seeking the patent, and the 
Patent Office.  

Wesley Parish

On Tuesday 02 June 2009 14:11, Sai Emrys wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 2:27 PM, Garth Wallace <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > A "universal" semantic interlanguage using Dewey Decimal? Seriously?
>
> Not *using*. They were just using it as an analogy, AFAICT.
>
> It seems to me to be a spinoff of the old philosophical language idea
> of just giving an incrementing number for each 'word' in the langauge,
> thus resulting in a string of numbers which is supposedly universal
> and language neutral (post massage for grammatical marking).
>
> - Sai

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