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Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term - Groff

From: Terry Groff <terrygroff.nul>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 14:56:35 -0700 (PDT)
Fwd Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 10:24:28 -0400
Subject: Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term - Groff

>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>To:  ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 11:27:39 -0300
>Subject: Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term

>>From: Christopher Allan <cda.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 20:44:06 +0100
>>Subject: Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term

>>>From: Martin Shough <mshough.nul>
>>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 10:04:22 +0100
>>>Subject: Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term

>>>>From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
>>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>>Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 09:30:33 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
>>>>Subject: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term

>>>>Who on the List believes that the very term "Fleets" used to
>>>>describe the Mexican UFO videos is biased and leads the reader
>>>>to believe the video is of a collection of intelligently
>>>>controllable vehicles which may at least (though highly
>>>>unlikely) have origination from contemporary Earth and at most
>>>>derive from alien (off-world, time travelers, whatever)?

>>>I do.

>>Yes, it is a bit suggestive.

>>After nearly six decades, why is there still no collective
>>noun for UFOs?


>I see a hornet's nest, I can't help pushing a stick into it.
>So just to be helpful, how about, "...an invasion of UFOs."

How about 'a wonder of UFOs'. This would cover both the not
knowing and the amazement of the sighting.


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