Monday, December 10, 2007

Right here, right now

Dizzyhead Bill writes:

As a precocious reader, I long failed to connect the printed word "nowhere" to the spoken word. I read the printed word as "now-here" and understood it to mean "the here and now." I'd read that someone came out of "now-here," or vanished into "now-here," and took that to be a poetic trope in which now-here can mean an omnipresent limbo.

Readers of this blog will now have added insight into Bill's Keeler parody, "The Box From Nowhere!" in the current issue (No. 65) of the Keeler News! Sample line: "Did you know that, under medieval French law, a reptile is considered to be a 'person'?..."

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