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Response to Cronus Protagonist (Reply #15)

Tue May 14, 2013, 08:53 AM

22. Yes, yes, but it is still our vernacular. And the metaphor nonetheless supports that. It isn't "Be a

 

swordsman; die a swordsman." (And nothing salacious intended). When was the last time you heard the word "archer" rather than saying someone or some animal was killed by an arrow?

"He was killed by a .22" (e.g.; I don't know about guns) is, IMO, more common than "He was killed by some person firing a .22."

But hey; I'm a misanthrope. Blame the "prime mover" any time.

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