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Old April 24 2013, 10:12 AM   #40
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Re: question re. Tuvok/Vorik

It's really rough dealing with all the dictionary definition changes that occur during one's lifetime. Especially if a word used when as a kid is later described as archaic. But my parents were already in their 40s when I came along.

Edit: As an example of changing definitions, I used to collect Hardy Boys mystery books, and during the 60s some of the older books still had 1930s and 1940s copyrights. In one of those early books, bad guys were flooding a room the boys were trapped in with some sort of knockout gas. The younger brother actually said, "Frank, I feel queer." That meant something different by the 60s.
Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: For duty and humanity! --Men in Black (1934)

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