Prescriptive Linguists

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 31 14:55:51 UTC 2008

Oh, THAT! I know it as... well, various names, but the first I learned was
"blivet" ("blivit"?), possibly from MAD Magazine. Escher, our age's great
master of such, uses that diagram, or rather the principle, in many guises.

On Jan 31, 2008 9:09 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:

> Something filtered out the "devil's fork" illustration in my last post,
> without what no sense makes it.
>  Go here for visual aid:
>  JL

Mark Mandel

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