how to "Walkenize"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 11 19:39:22 UTC 2012

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 9:34 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at> wrote:
> I don't know if "Balkanize(d)" is a factor here; the two (Balkanize, Walkenize) don't actually rhyme for me, but they obviously come pretty close.

these WORDS. ARE. for ME. an exact. RHYME. Nevertheless, I doubt the
possibility of any influence of Balkanize on the coining of Walkenize.
It's not necessary,
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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