Letter to the Editor

Trying to say ... ?

Friday, November 5, 2004

Dear Editor,

Confused by Mr. Bob Linderholm?

"But given the TAXONOMIC structure of the UBIQUITOUS creature inhabiting the region (HOMO FUNDAMENTALII), it is singularly unremarkable the good Dr. Blank's public service came to an end."

Let me try to understand this, Please.

Taxonomic -- The classification of organisms in an ordered system that indicates natural relationships.

Ubiquitous -- Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent.

Homo Fundamentalii -- Humans. (Fundamentalii NO SUCH WORD, but FUDAMENTALIST is) often Fundamentalism: An organized, militant Evangelical movement originating in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century in opposition to Protestant Liberalism and secularism, insisting on the inerrancy of Scripture.

(INERRANCY: Freedom from error or untruths, belief in the inerrancy of the Scriptures.)

So with my dictionary at hand I translate this to say, "But given the classification or division of organisms in this structure of the creatures that seem to be everywhere at the same time (omnipresent) inhabiting the region (Humans that are opposed to Protestant Liberalism and Secularism) it is deviating from the usual or expected; odd and lacking of distinction, that the good Dr. Blank's public service came to an end.

I guess what I'm trying to say is "what are you trying to say?"

With tongue in cheek,


Larry Randolph


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