revision of ISO 3166

John Cowan jcowan at
Sun Sep 5 20:13:09 CEST 2004

Michael Everson scripsit:

> >The suggested term is "Basic Latin letters," not "basic Latin letters."
> You're making it up as you go along.

I know.  Isn't the generative capacity of human language amazing?

But seriously, if a term is required and no wholly satisfactory term
exists, some invention is needed.

Babies are born as a result of the              John Cowan
mating between men and women, and most
men and women enjoy mating.           
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