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Comment author: pSinigaglia 06 June 2015 10:21:32AM *  0 points [-]

"Humans have ten fingers, Fred has nine fingers, therefore Fred is not a human" but the way we actually think is "Humans have ten fingers, Fred is a human, therefore Fred is a 'nine-fingered human'."

What I actually thought reading this was: "Frodo is a nine-fingered Hobbit"...