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Kilian

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Quotes: Mathematics for Linguists
« on: 2006-12-11 17:25:04 »
Georgi: For this time, any way of saying it is okay as long as it is okay enough.

Hamm: Note! I'm not arguing for linguistic relativity here. Some people always say that the Eskimos have 50 words for snow...
The Choir of Naughty Students: Noooooo, it's not true, blah blah...
Hamm: But even if - who cares?

Of course I do not expect you to understand.

Let's have a proof of about ten minutes.
There was n-ary a tree in sight.

johannes

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« Reply #1 on: 2006-12-12 01:15:59 »
Hamm: Don't worry if you don't understand the second question...
Tihomira: But should we worry if we don't understand the first one?
Hamm. Yes, then you really should ...

Laura

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« Reply #2 on: 2006-12-12 18:22:02 »
Wasn't it:

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Let's have a short proof of about ten minutes.


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Armin

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« Reply #3 on: 2006-12-13 01:00:26 »
Auch von ihm, heute:

"If we are sufficiently stupid, ..."