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Author: rmhj Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 445564  
Subject: Re: Oh, my Date: 10/10/2012 1:07 PM
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DB2: No, I said they were moot points. Moot is an adjective meaning open to discussion or debate.

rmhj: That is the historical meaning of moot, but not the contemporary meaning, where it is generally used to mean 'irrelevant' or 'pointless'.

DB2: Thanks for telling me what I meant.

Since you were using it in the modern construction, I made the apparently unwarranted assumption that you were intending the vernacular rather than the obsolete meaning.

If you don't know what you're saying, how are we supposed to?

rj
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