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GUEST,Tom Bliss Is traditional song finished? (621* d) RE: Is traditional song finished? 07 Mar 10


MtheGM. Please read again.

I specifically didn't say you (actually I was addressing Jim) would be 'worse than foolish' if you objected to someone's use of a precise term. I said "Seek to change their minds by all means."

I did say that if you failed to respect their integrity that they might consider you worse than foolish.

The reason the Humpty Dumpty anology is insulting is because HD is being deliberately obtuse.

Those who use the words 'folk' or 'traditional' in ways that differ from your own are not. They are using the words correctly as they understand them.

So call them wrong by all means, but don't call them liars or fools - they are neither.

Tom


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