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Post 1

FordsTowel

Sorry guys, that I didn't catch this in PR>

One small, 4-line list had an entry:
the hidden hidden (a concept known as Anagoge), inaccessible to ALL but a few really enlightened.

What I believe was meant is:
the hidden hidden (a concept known as Anagoge), inaccessible to NONE but a few really enlightened

(emphasis is mine)

smiley - towel


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Post 2

FordsTowel

Never mind!! That was DUMB. Too early and not enough coffee. My eyes just opened up!
smiley - ill

smiley - towel


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Post 3

Tonsil Revenge (PG)

Ahhhh...

crud...smiley - huh

maybe you were right...

Now that I stare at it and your "correction"...smiley - online2long

It's gonna bother me all day.

No, wait a second! smiley - star
I'll just blame it on the subed!smiley - diva


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Post 4

Tonsil Revenge (PG)

"inaccessible"
do mean what I think it do, right?

Oh, I see what you thought you meant.

neverminding... smiley - whistleOn a clear day you can see foreversmiley - musicalnote


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Post 5

quizzical

Now I'm totally confused! smiley - huhsmiley - sillysmiley - smiley


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Post 6

quizzical

Except I think it was right the first time: inaccessible to *everyone* except a select few. If it had said 'NONE', then it would be inaccessible only to a select few.

I think. Maybe.

(I can't think about this stuff at night...)


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Post 7

Tonsil Revenge (PG)

Yeah, I feel for you.
And I think you are in another room...smiley - clown

Writing is like playing jazz to me...
if it feels good at the time, I try not to analyze it too much.

On the other hand, if I knew more about the language, instead of channeling William F. Buckley all the time, I might understand what I was writing more of the time... smiley - ghostsmiley - yikessmiley - run


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Post 8

quizzical

I've always admired your writing style - it's very inventive and, well, jazzy. I like the image of a guitar solo. smiley - smiley

I write poetry, and most of the successful poems are like that. The words feel right at the time. It's only afterwards that I figure out what I was talking about...

smiley - cheers
(or is it too early in the morning for beer? nah...)


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Post 9

FordsTowel

Gee, I hope you're not still agonizing over my bit of temporary language insanity? smiley - doh

It's fine the way it is!!

smiley - towel


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Post 10

quizzical

Nah, we're off onto literary style and technique now. smiley - winkeye

I must admit that your comment scared me, though. As a sub-ed, I always worry that I'll let some howler slip through (or introduce one of my own smiley - yikes). 'Course our fine Editors should catch it, but we can all miss things...


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