----- Original Message -----
From: "Harry Ohlsen" <harryo / zip.com.au>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2002 3:26 PM
Subject: Re: select and select


> However, in this particular case, it's being used as a verb.  In that
case,
> the already-existing term "look up" seems to me to make more sense.

Interesting. I was thinking of it as a noun. Usually, though, I
think of classes as nouns and methods as verbs. Not always.

> Don't get me wrong; I have no problem with the language growing.  I'd just
> prefer to avoid it, where it's unnecessary.

Well said. I wish it could be driven by logic rather
than by ignorance. That is, I wish English changed
more the way Ruby does.

Hal