False minimalism

Subject: False minimalism
From: geoff-h -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 1997 13:19:12 -0600

Robert Plamondon described my summary of Leo Rosten's joke
as "false minimalism". Gee, Robert... I thought that was
_my_ point! <gdr> Minimalism isn't about cutting the
redundant, it's about cutting what's superfluous, as you
noted. Distinguishing between the two is the tricky part.

--Geoff Hart @8^{)} geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca
Disclaimer: Speaking for myself, not FERIC.

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