Re: College/Learning Curves


Subject: Re: College/Learning Curves
From: Kevin Austin (kevin.austin@videotron.ca)
Date: Fri Sep 30 2005 - 21:39:44 EDT


At 19:54 -0400 2005/09/30, Ian Stewart wrote:
>... often take on the opposite meaning in popular usage from their
>original scientific meaning, and I wonder whether this phenomenon is
>unique to terms borrowed from science?

(1) fast -- stuck / speedy

(2) not really very uninflammable

Best

Kevin



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