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Old Dec 31 2005, 06:54 AM   #68
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Default Re: Pernese versus Terran terms

I'm sorry Maelin, again I can't agree. See, the Pernese have different forms of lightning at their disposal, so why accept the glows as the one equivalent to something? It is just a form of lightning, specifically Pernese, true, but certainly not the only equivalent.

Look at it the other way: have we on terra an equivalent of glows? Nah, electrical light bulbs are a world away from the natural/chemical way of the glows.

Again, glows are used by the Pernese the way we use electrical light but it certainly isn't, or can't be used, as a sononym now, can't it? Am I makeing sense?
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