Date: Mar 20, 2013 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: Matheology § 224
On 3/20/2013 3:11 PM, Virgil wrote:
> In article
> William Hughes <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 20, 4:24 pm, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
>>> I show that every line, that is not the last line, is not needed.
>> Nope. You show that it is not necessary for its contents.
>> This is not the same as not needed.
> While WM may not be aware of the fine points of English, when he speaks
> of "THE last line", in standard English it suggest that there is a last
> A more proper statement would be:
> "I show that every line, that is not *a* last line, is not needed."
> which leaves open the issue of whether there is a last line.
When it comes to "hide and seek", WM is good
against me but intolerably bad with "last lines".