[lit-ideas] "GRUE" (Was W. "Glas" (Was: The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

  • From: Jlsperanza@xxxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 14:52:20 EDT

Thanks to Judy for the tip. I think 'grue' is a philosophical piece of  
lexicon, though
>English-speaking anthropologists affectionately squish “green” and  “blue” 
together to call >
>Welsh an example of a “grue” language. 
writes the source provided by Judy. But it was Nelson Goodman, a Harvard  
philosopher, who coined 'grue' -- not yet in the OED, unfortunately, it  seems.

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