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From: "Raymond Whritenour" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] The tree house definition (was: Clades, Definitions,Discoveries, FTDNA)
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 09:44:32 -0400
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"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."

-Lewis Carroll


----- Original Message -----
From: Diana Gale Matthiesen<mailto:>
To: <mailto:>
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2010 6:47 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] The tree house definition (was: Clades, Definitions,Discoveries, FTDNA)


As began this thread... I wish you luck.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: <mailto:> On Behalf Of Angela Cone
> Sent: Monday, March 15, 2010 12:35 AM
> To: <mailto:>
> Subject: Re: [DNA] The tree house definition (was: Clades,
> Definitions,Discoveries, FTDNA)
>
> Ken: - the point is that different people are talking about
> different things.
>
> If you are speaking in different languages that just happen
> to have the same words, then of course people aren't going
> to agree.
<snip>
> We need definitions to make sure that people are talking
> about the same thing.
>
> The point is that different people are "talking in different
> languages"
>


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