English poem search
prez234 at JUNO.COM
Tue Feb 29 07:26:39 UTC 2000
On Wed, 8 Dec 1999 11:22:30 -0800 "A. Vine" <avine at ENG.SUN.COM> writes:
>A colleague asks:
>I once saw a similar poem [to "The Chaos"] that contrasted a host of
>pairs that had
>different stress, such as "to record" and "a record", or "the produce"
>produce". Has anyone seen a copy of that?
>Is anyone on this list familiar with that poem?
>Thanks very much,
>Andrea Vine, avine at eng.sun.com
>Sun-Netscape Alliance i18n architect
>Necessity is the mother of strange bedfellows.
>-- Dr. Dave Farber (father of SNOBOL and one of the creators of Token
I keep meaning to look this one up; try "The Game of Words" by Willard R.
Espy; there's a poem toward the back such as the one you describe.
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