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Re: by. They Have a Word for It!

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, August 5, 2001, 2:41
Yoon Ha Lee scripsit:

> Hmm--I haven't read the book (but mean to), but I saw the phrase "film at > leven" (film at eleven?) in a couple sf stories depicting decaying urban > societies. One of them was David Feintuch's _Voices of Hope_. I think it' > s even the last sentence in the book and I can't for the life of me figure > out what movies? at 11? have to do with anything. Is this a phrase from a > similarly previous era? Help...
Yes, the present era. The idea is of a breaking news story: "Flash! Mayor of Orlando assassinated! Film [i.e. pictures of the event] at 11 [when the TV news is on]." -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter