May 2004

Fortune cookies

  A basic premise is an absolute that permits no co-operation with its antithesis and tolerates no tolerance. — Hugh Akston Man’s mind is his…


Fortune Cookies

Bad news drives good news out of the media. — Lee Loevinger Bad news travels fast. Banish Evil from the world? Nonsense! Encourage it, foster…


Fortune Cookies

Verb doubling: a standard construction is to double a verb and use it as a comment on what the implied subject does. Often used to…