[maemo-users] N8xx ponderings

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Tue Mar 10 17:53:52 EET 2009
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 8:05 AM, Matt Emson <memsom at interalpha.co.uk> wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 4:20 PM, kenneth marken <kemarken at broadpark.no>
>> wrote:
>>> i wish i could point you to the law text, but sadly its only in
>>> norwegian...
>> To quote Dickens, "the law is an ass".
> Remember that Dickens was English and in British English, "Ass" is a kind of
> Donkey, where as "arse" is you "back-side", posteria, butt or whatever you
> want to call it. An Ass is a stubborn animal, which is what he was alluding
> to. (i.e. what Dickens said doesn't mean the same as the modern US English
> reading of that statement...)

I knew that, but it's pretty much irrelevant as to the meaning of the
statement. The point is that the law has little to do with morality or


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