(neither) nor

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue May 8 20:46:36 UTC 2007

Also our post office's motto: Neither wind nor sleet nor snow...

Gerald Cohen wrote:
> Maybe the following well-known quote from The Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam is
> relevant here (although it has "nor" three times):
> "The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, / Moves on: nor all thy Piety
> nor Wit / Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, / Nor all thy Tears wash
> out a Word of it."

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