Abdicate / Such absurd nonsense
detail, A4 photocopy of BL copy (ca 2001), the worse/better for wear.
have long thought and occasionally suggested that this book (and its predecessor prospectus, both dated 1886) would, if reprinted today — perhaps with a contextualizing introduction — sell.
epigram from phrases under subject heading “absurdity.”
tags: absurdity; nonsense; Woods’s Bohemian Telegraph Code (1886)