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Re: Vance

From: Thomas G. Habing <thabing@uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 12:33:58 -0500
Message-ID: <3AD73886.A738163F@uiuc.edu>
To: Danny Ayers <danny@panlanka.net>
CC: "Meltsner, Kenneth" <Kenneth.Meltsner@ca.com>, Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org, Ken MacLeod <ken@bitsko.slc.ut.us>
No one would dare refute the OED :-)
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Oxford English Dictionary - vaunce

Copyright Oxford University Press

vaunce, v. Obs. Also 4-6 vaunse, 6 vance. 

Etymology: Aphetic f. of advance v.

To advance, in various senses. (Common in the 16th cent.) 
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Danny Ayers wrote:
> 
> The controversy has begun!!!
> 
> BTW, Seth, as the originator of this term any definitions you come up with
> will automatically be considered ill-conceived and inappropriate to the
> users of the term - any historical fact you refer to regarding the term will
> also be considered a refutable matter of opinion. See - you're on V. 1.1
> already...
> 
> ---
> Danny Ayers
> http://www.isacat.net
> 


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