> It's pretty simple really. Aliens are not Astronauts.
But this is totally dependent on what one means by the term 'alien'.
The fact remains that to many folk today 'alien' means 'Extra-terrestrial Being'.
It comes down to common usage today.
People such as loveritas need to make allowances for us poor, moronic, great unwashed who use colloquial English instead of the Queen's English.
p.s. I wonder what the likes of loveritas make of the present day usage of the term 'Gay'. :)
So few answers - and not one of them mine.