[Taxacom] latin out of botany

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Thu Jul 21 00:41:48 CDT 2011

On 7/20/2011 10:06 PM, Don.Colless at csiro.au wrote:
> As an anglophone (if you count Australian), I believe that I do know the function of "or" - in usual conversation, the exclusive version, as opposed to the inclusive version (=and/or) used by logicians.
Um, the exclusive version was originally that of logicians, and the 
inclusive "or" was the ordinary sense. The meaning in English has changed.

Curtis Clark
Cal Poly Pomona

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