Saturday, June 20, 2009

Through the Looking Glass

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less."

2 comments:

Peter Sean Bradley said...

I'm waiting for the post explaining that the word "nigger" is perfectly acceptable because it wasn't intended as a derogatory term when it was coined.

What a moron.

Reginald de Piperno said...

Heh. Yeah.

I wrote a serious reply to him, but in the end I decided that Humpty Dumpty made more sense. :-)

--RdP