diluted by an alphabet

So, too, did Eugene Debs Hartke choose for reasons unexplained to let numbers stand for themselves, except at the heads of sentences, rather than put them into words: for example, „2“ instead of „two.“ He may have felt that numbers lost much of their potency when diluted by an alphabet.

Kurt Vonnegut: Hocus Pocus.

Dienstag, 24 Februar 2009

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