William S. Burroughs Quote on Language

Sam Clements sclements at NEO.RR.COM
Fri Apr 11 04:36:12 UTC 2003


I'm just googling on "groups" and this came up.

Don't know if it helps. It doesn't contain the exact phrase, but it does
have the words in there.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Shapiro" <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 10:14 PM
Subject: William S. Burroughs Quote on Language

> Can anyone help me determine the precise source of the William S.
> Burroughs quotation, "Language is a virus from outer space"?
> Fred Shapiro
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