Some random musings
I'm not afraid of the big questions. The big answers, on the other hand, are inscrutable and terrifying.
26 May 2003
Why are oranges named after their colour? Why are they so special? Why aren't lemons called
? Why aren't limes called
29 April 1998
It occurred to me that "hyphen" should be hyphenated, to make it easier to remember its meaning: "hy-phen". So why not "apos'trophe" and even "semi;colon"? And what about "spa ce"? Then it occurred to me that I really should learn when to stop.
25 March 2001
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