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Re: [Banter] Literary reference, Huck Finn

Poster: "Ed Hopkins" <Ed.Hopkins@MCI.Com>

>      Hell, if it'd been me, I'd have just asked him if he was lost or 
>      not...as we all know, males are incapable of admitting this, whereas 
>      females are perfectly capable of stopping and asking directions...

So, you reason thusly:

Major Premise: Any male is incapable of admitting that he's lost.
Minor Premise: This child claims to be not lost.
   Conclusion: This child is a male.

It does not follow.

-- Alfredo
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