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Re: Accessibility for Deaf

From: Randal Rust <randalrust@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 09:05:28 -0400
Message-ID: <a9caffe50510070605y23ce4e92n43438ebbd27fc4d1@mail.gmail.com>
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

On 10/7/05, Stuart.M.Smith@manchester.ac.uk
<Stuart.M.Smith@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:

> The term "dumb" cannot be divorced from its "stupid" connotations whatever the context,

That is absolutely incorrect. Context is precisely what gives words,
phrases and sentences their meaning.

The term /dumb/ has multiple definitions in the English language which
are based on context. That's just the way it is.

Randal Rust
Received on Friday, 7 October 2005 13:05:39 UTC

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