RE: Something more to put after the full stop.

Subject: RE: Something more to put after the full stop.
From: "Drew Adams" <drew -at- synplicity -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 15:06:38 -0700


Bruce said:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-88891 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-88891 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Bruce
> Byfield
> Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 8:09 PM
> ...

> To exaggerate just a bit, insisting on writing strictly by the rules is
> like insisting on writing a novel in which the letter "e" is never used:
> you can do it, but you reduce your odds of saying anything memorable or
> useful.

1) You can do it? Easier said than done.
2) Reduced odds, no doubt, but we're not talking monkeys & typewriters, I
hope.


See the 300-page French novel "La Disparition", by Georges Perec, about the
disappearance of Anton Voyl. Pauvre Anton is not the only disappearance...

Hr's a grat fortast:
http://carpentier.gilles.free.fr/perec/Disparit.htm

- Drew



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