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detail of index, p248.

ex Jean Pierre Bergeret (1751-1813, *). Phytonomatotechnie universelle; (Paris, 1783-84. (this from Cornell copy). Described more fully in previous post
Perfectly good dadaistic words. Brings Melvil Dewey to mind, who thought of Decimal Classification as a language, and was proud to report the declaration of one expert that DC numbers wer the only languaj known among all civilized people with a perfectly definit meaning.

9 October 2012
tags: J. P. Bergeret; codes; nomenclature, phytonomatotechnie universelle; taxonomy; combinatorial language