Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 514.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 10:32:58 +0000
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Francois Lachance)
Subject: Re: 15.492 creatures that gyre and gimble
Willard, the Red,
Mary Dee's explanation of the snipe game was most fascinating.
> Francois has attributed a REAL animal as the snipe that I suggested.
> However what I had in mind was the elusive (or is it illusive) snipe
> hunted at camp on snipe hunts! In this hunt a group of children are given
And for some reason, I scrolled on to find a snypo! (a typo of the
snipe-variety) in a message that I had sent.
> > Mary Dee,
> > Your suggesting for the water-edge-spirit totem of snipe (I do believe
> > that snipes are shore birds) fits in nicely with Willard's allusion to
> > "quack.html". Willared writes in his post-scriptum:
Willared -- linguistic interference of "mallard" euphony?
Leads me to ask : are there researchers working on the epistolary genre
who have done stylistic analysis of the possible links between
sub-vocalisation and the graphic presentation of "errors"? in other words
is there a corpus of letters about marked up in such a fashion that one
would be able to compute the frequency of occurence for auditory ghosts in
Supplemental question: how many touch typists compose by dictation?
-- Francois Lachance, Scholar-at-large http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~lachance/ivt.htm per Interactivity ad Virtuality via Textuality
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