RE: Peppered moths

Pim van Meurs (
Sat, 3 Apr 1999 16:48:40 -0800

>We have people using 5-cent reasoning with 5-dollar words. And, often (as
>in the example I used), the 5-dollar word isn't any more precise than the
>5-cent word. So, why do some of the people in this newsgroup use "the
>terminology"? My 2-cents is that they want to sound more intelligent and
>more informed.

Kevin: It was a creationist (Art Chadwick) who used that term; didn't you know
that? Was he using 5-cent reasoning; was he simply trying to sound more
intelligent and more informed?

CUmmins is just upset that he does not understand common terminology.