Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Recent evidence

that most of us, especially the most intelligent,
are mere creatures of conformity:
within a mere five years the pleasant English words
'several' and 'very many'
have been almost universally replaced by
the unpleasant, fake-Latin 'multiple'.

But this is slight compared with the fact
that even 'towering geniuses' wore
ridiculous, unhygienic wigs
throughout the 17th and 18th centuries
even in India and the Caribbean...

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