owl:Class and owl:Thing

After the inspiring debate with John Sowa I have a very basic question, to
which I cannot find an answer.
In OWL-Full it is possible to have a class that also is an individual in the
context of a class-of-class. We have that a lot. Now my question is whether
or not I shall call the same object an owl:Class when it is in the role of
class, and call it an owl:Thing when it is in the role of individual. If
not, what shall prevail? Or must I declare it twice?
Can anybody give me an answer on that?
Hans Teijgeler
ISO 15926 specialist
+31-72-509 2005
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