[DWJ] T-shirt slogans

Colin Fine colin at fine.me.uk
Fri Jun 4 18:44:34 EDT 2010


Minnow wrote:
> Roger Burton West wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 06:37:24AM -0500, Farah Mendlesohn wrote:
>> >But!  If someone goes ahead and makes these t-shirts and charges
>> >*even break even only costs* you will have breached Diana's copyright.
>>
>> Copyright violation is orthogonal to charging. 
>
> Well, you have certainly mystified DWJ with that word, and made her 
> feel all little and ignorant.  She says so.  She had no idea what it 
> meant, though she played with the idea of some sect or cult from the 
> Far East briefly, as well as a Strnage Mathematical Shape of some sort 
> with a whole lot of angles going on.
>
I had to take the word out of an essay once, during my Peace Studies 
Master's, because my tutor didn't know what it meant. Anybody with a 
mathematical or technical background will understand it.

Colin




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