Tao Te Bones (was: Academia as a Conlang)
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 10, 2002, 22:43|
> If you can express the profundities of the Way solely via medical jargon; then
> I suppose you can call it an actual language (it would be a sort of conlang).
The innominate bone that can be named
Is not a true bone.
Its name is not a true name.
The skeletal system
Begins in the innominate;
The pelvic girdle
Is the mother of the 206 things.
So the X-ray machine
Sees what it can see
And the X-ray technician
Sees what he expects to see.
John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Yakka foob mog. Grug pubbawup zink wattoom gazork. Chumble spuzz.
-- Calvin, giving Newton's First Law "in his own words"