'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.'Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass, Ch. 6
'The question is,' said Alice, 'whether you can make words mean so many different things.'
'The question is,' said Humpty Dumpty, 'which is to be master — that's all.'
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Subway has a nice knock-down argument against length complaints
Subway says "footlong" is just a descriptive (um, wouldn't that be deceptively misdescriptive?) trademark, not a statement about length.