[ExI] "meat"

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon May 25 14:42:30 UTC 2009

At 10:10 AM 5/25/2009 -0400, John K Clark wrote:

>>the whole joke is a sleight of hand,  because such
>>inorganic beings wouldn't *use* the word "meat,"
>George Orwell's Animal Farm is sleight of hand because in reality 
>animals can't talk.

This is *almost* a very astute comeback, except that the capacity of 
animals to speak isn't the central point of Animal Farm, and the book 
isn't titled Animals Can Talk.

Damien Broderick

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