Register | Sign In


Understanding through Discussion


EvC Forum active members: 58 (9175 total)
4 online now:
Newest Member: sirs
Post Volume: Total: 917,653 Year: 4,910/9,624 Month: 258/427 Week: 4/64 Day: 0/2 Hour: 0/0


Thread  Details

Email This Thread
Newer Topic | Older Topic
  
Author Topic:   The Gulf of Mexico is Not a Sea
Stile
Member (Idle past 132 days)
Posts: 4295
From: Ontario, Canada
Joined: 12-02-2004


Message 3 of 15 (860363)
08-07-2019 8:57 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by Admin
08-06-2019 4:20 PM


Admin writes:
This thread has been opened in case Faith wants to pursue her position that the Gulf of Mexico is not a sea.
"Sea" is a rather vague term - is it not?
Sort of a synonym for "ocean?"
In that case... all gulfs would be seas.
But not all seas would be gulfs.
I suppose that, literally, I wouldn't say "the Gulf of Mexico is a sea" - but I would say "the Gulf of Mexico is part of the sea?"
However, standing at a beach in the Gulf of Mexico... I would equally say "This is the Gulf of Mexico!" or "This is the sea!"

This message is a reply to:
 Message 1 by Admin, posted 08-06-2019 4:20 PM Admin has not replied

Replies to this message:
 Message 4 by 1.61803, posted 08-07-2019 10:40 AM Stile has seen this message but not replied
 Message 5 by 1.61803, posted 08-07-2019 10:41 AM Stile has seen this message but not replied
 Message 15 by Juvenissun, posted 07-26-2020 9:20 AM Stile has seen this message but not replied

  
Newer Topic | Older Topic
Jump to:


Copyright 2001-2023 by EvC Forum, All Rights Reserved

™ Version 4.2
Innovative software from Qwixotic © 2024