[M3devel] REFANY-keyed tables?
Rodney M. Bates
rodney_bates at lcwb.coop
Fri Feb 28 16:04:49 CET 2014
Yeah, I thought about the different meaning. I suppose I could
have verbed "exception", giving "instead of just exceptioning",
but that would have been more than even I can stomach.
On 02/27/2014 02:09 PM, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 02:56:12PM -0500, Hendrik Boom wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 11:54:13AM -0600, Rodney M. Bates wrote:
>>> (Can "except" be verbed? Some say any word can be verbed.)
>> Peter Naur said it, "In English, any noun can be verbed."
>> But "except" is already a verb.
> But I suspect it may have a different meaning:
> specify as not included in a category or group; exclude.
> "he excepted from his criticism a handful of distinguished writers"
> synonyms: exclude, omit, leave out, count out, disregard; exempt
> "lawyers are all crooks, present company excepted"
> -- hendrik
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