[Beowulf] Re: "Code" vs. "Codes"

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Thu Apr 3 07:03:54 EDT 2008


On Thu, 3 Apr 2008, G.M.Sigut wrote:

> So when I say "I code code code" I am not having a strange hiccup,
> but I mean "I am writing (coding) a program (code) implementing
> stress calculation prescription (code)". I always thought that the
> usage was slightly strange.

Don't forget to encrypt the final result according to the law.  "I code
code code I've just coded according to the code."

But this is hardly the only English word with a half dozen meanings that
span verb and noun...;-)

    rgb

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