Alazonomastix Philalethes, Observations upon anthroposophia theomagica and anima magica abscondita (1655):
Thou art so unitive a soul, Phil, and such a clicker at the slightest shadows of similitude, that thou wouldst not stick to match chalk and cheese together, I perceive, and mussitate a marriage betwixt an Apple and an Oyster.
Honour Mills, the nurse of General Monk’s eldest son, is often said to have been a vendor of apples and oysters. Perhaps literality and the occasional herbs should be forgotten, and she should be investigated as a peddler of paradoxes. Christopher’s mother was the daughter of John Clarges, “Farrier in the Savoy” and allegedly the man who set up the maypole in the Strand at the Restoration, so there’s probably some chalk & cheese fun to be had there.
- I $hit on your progenitor
I have not the slightest problem with gay marriage (I’d go further and subsume marriage contracts etc under general contractual law
- Merchant of Texas
Here once again is polemics prof Geoff Nunberg making a dick of himself–check his update–while trying to do the same to
I thought he’d have been chauffeured up to within 100m of the chapel, but full marks to Jordi Pujol for walking
- When did you born? Birth, agency and Whorfian politicology
Wine-buff Víctor de la Serna (via Carlos Ferrero) has nailed Domecq Bodegas for an amusing slip on the otherwise impeccable site,
- Ben Shahn’s maypole
Something puzzling me on V-E Day on May 8 last week: no one seems to have noticed that Ben Shahn‘s Liberation