Friday February 6, 2004

It Begins!

Eight, sir; seven, sir;
Six, sir; five, sir;
Four, sir; three, sir;
Two, sir; one!

Tenser, said the Tensor.
Tenser, said the Tensor.
Tension, apprehension,
And dissension have begun.

(from Alfred Bester's The Demolished Man)

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Comments

:: waves hello :: Welcome to the (lingua-)blogosphere.

Posted by: Rayn Gabbard at Feb 16, 2004 4:06:33 PM

Good blog name!

Posted by: Will Duquette at Feb 17, 2004 7:59:32 PM

Ditto on the welcomes to the linguablogosphere. Now I'm going to have read the Bester to see what all this is about.

Posted by: Colin at Feb 20, 2004 2:26:41 PM