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mittens it is

“Something that at least resembles arithmetic should have been considered before plunging onward.”

Ralston Dowd, The General Ghastliness.

no off ramp

Under the title were these words: Ink Jet Print on Archival Paper. And what do those words mean? That we will never be rid of the item.

Archer Sturtevant, What’s Happening Now.

an unnamed source

Indeed, they seem somewhat silly when they specify pure mathematics and when they make claims about elegance.

Paul Michael Dowling, The Behaviours of Proof.

hither and yon

“Gag me with a spoon.” (Moon Zappa)

Marley Grayshott, The Giants of Popular Culture.

the scene unfolded

“Jack did tell the truth, Lizzie. He told the truth by telling a lie. Anyway, that’s how he put it.”

Tyler Bardwell, Heading West.

weird world wobbles

Some sharks are friendly.

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.

prosperous and secure

Q: How many cicadas does it take to drown out the world?

A: One.

Quincy Boothe, Questions and Answers.

z for zeus

“I know you won’t believe me, Anne, but I have come to the conclusion that nothing ever goes wrong.”

Corliss Archer, Boarding the Crazy Train.

how to be

Hanging by his toe,

Pecked at by a crow,

This the happy fate, sir,

Of the “leader,” oh!

Patrick Malmsey, Collected Poems.

change our ground

“I expected this missive to be a long one, Jack. But here I am ending it.”

Will Bestwyck, Letters from Mr. Palindrome.