[DWJ] "Orthogonal" (no longer orthogonally to T-shirt slogans)

Eleanor Joslin eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk
Mon Jun 7 20:03:12 EDT 2010


On 7 Jun 2010, at 16:42, deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Jun 2010, Jenny Schwartzberg wrote:
> 
>> Of course, that leads to mispronunciation and confusion since I don't know how they might be pronounced...  But I do enjoy these words!
> 
> I am imagining a _Witch Week_ style debacle, of using words with
> inadequate precision and suddenly getting a rain of shoes. Or
> Osfameron, or...
> 
> Okay, just for fun, I went to look at the quote database
> <http://suberic.net/cgi-bin/dwj/quotations/qu_gen.cgi>, to see
> what I found, and wow:

<snipped>

I never knew that page was there!  I tried it and got a couple of the T-shirt suggestions.  Which means we're no longer orthogonal, hooray!

	Eleanor


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