Press/Depress

Subject: Press/Depress
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 1996 10:53:58 -0800

In what I hope will be the last word on the Press/Depress thread, I quote
Ambrose Bierce's definition of piano:

PIANO. A parlor utensil for subduing the impenitent visitor. It is operated
by depressing the keys of the machine and the spirits of the audience.

--Wayne Douglass
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