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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.”

12 September 2013

tags: absurdity; nonsense; Woods’s Bohemian Telegraph Code (1886)