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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