[Milton-L] Miltonia

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Tue Apr 10 14:29:06 EDT 2007

>Actually, we haven't needed them for anything for quite a 
long time.  It was ages back that the average CRT was 
improved to the point of not letting anything image-burn into 
 Right you are - most people use them not to save a screen 
but to make a statement of some kind,I guess, or to have 
somehting nice to look at. Another example of our language 
lagging behind reality. Classic example not soon to be 
changed, I think: sunrise, sunset. 

And not just langauge, but the language of gesture. When was 
the last time you owned a car with crank down side windows? 
But how do you get people in the car next to you to lower a 
window so you can tell them they've got a loose tailpipe or 


Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston

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