[ExI] "meat"

spike spike66 at att.net
Mon May 25 16:06:17 UTC 2009


> ...On Behalf Of John K Clark
> > 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.
>  John K Clark

Oh?  Are we not animals now?  

Actually non-human animals can and do communicate via sound.  Examples are
not hard to find.  Granted they do not express the memetic richness ascribed
to them in Orwell's masterpiece.


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