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Discussion of "sorta"
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Comment #3: Re: Joke Word with Serious Applications
Curtis W Franks (Sat Sep 12 15:19:08 2015)

gleki wrote:
> krtisfranks wrote:
> > This word (and kinda) is actually rather useful. I do not think that
> > should be considered only a joke word. There are lots of occasions when

> one
> > desires to describe something as being an approximate version of
> something
> > else or having an approximate quality (or approximately having a
> quality);
> > in other dituations, a statement or description may not be officially
> true,
> > but it loosely fits/is appropriate/ is de facto or effectively true;
> these
> > words are great for such situations.
> for now it's better to add new definitions, in this case with jargon
> different or empty

But the current definitions (possibly modulo typing) are fine. It is their
usage and restrictions thereof that bother me.

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