josh blog

Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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11 Aug '08 04:52:20 AM

'stehn / sprachlos und kalt'

10 Aug '08 06:47:28 AM

Memories, but only memories, of open-ended hours.

29 Jul '08 08:00:52 PM

'Continuous eloquence wearies.'

27 Jul '08 10:55:41 PM

'neutral genres presuppose something like an identity of the addressee and the speaker, a unity of their viewpoints, but this identity and unity are purchased at the price of almost complete forfeiture of expression'

27 Jul '08 12:23:31 AM

'This whole does indeed present edifices to my eye, but only in ruins.'

27 Jun '08 08:42:15 PM

'josh sometimes i feel like yr. only interested in *anything* methodologically'

19 Jun '08 04:18:01 AM

On the bus tonight I was accosted by a drunken co-ed Twins fan. After she called me a hater and played with my beard, I patted her on the back and she was diverted elsewhere in her drunken mania.

14 Jun '08 03:11:24 AM

'Besides, he does not need food, but I do.'

7 Jun '08 04:57:45 AM

A characteristic final sentence.