[DWJ] shelving (was Film Rights and miscellaneous rants.)
eh at electrichedgehog.net
Thu May 24 13:47:47 EDT 2007
On Thursday 24 May 2007 17:03, Irina Rempt wrote:
> On Thursday 24 May 2007, Otter Perry wrote:
> > On May 23, 2007, at 11:32 PM, Mark Allums wrote:
> > > Gosh, that's more than two Bryants* of books. Wow! I
> > > had about 2500, but I succumbed to two great book purges
> > > and now I have around 1200. I regret both purges.
> > The older you get* and, more importantly, the more times
> > you have to move the whole collection, the easier it is to purge.
> > I only very occasionally regret books lost in a purge. I
> > spend more time regretting lack of shelf space for the
> > books I still have.
> You can't be older than me, surely?
Why can't Otter be older than you? /I'm/ older than you!
Meaning precedes definition.
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