Radar Literature Discussion

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HersheleOstropoler
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08:52:41 AM May 27th 2012
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  • Alice's Adventure in Wonderland:
    'Seven years and six months!' Humpty Dumpty repeated thoughtfully. 'An uncomfortable sort of age. Now if you'd asked my advice, I'd have said "Leave off at seven" — but it's too late now'.
    'I never ask advice about growing,' Alice said indignantly.
    'Too proud?' the other inquired.
    Alice felt even more indignant at this suggestion. 'I mean,' she said, 'that one can't help growing older.'
    ' One can't, perhaps,' said Humpty Dumpty, 'but two can. With proper assistance, you might have left off at seven.'

Yes? And? There's no indication of what was being gotten past the radar here
DaibhidC
03:31:52 AM Oct 12th 2015
edited by DaibhidC
It now says it's "murder and suicide" which is ... wow. And all this time I thought it simply meant that Humpty thought people could freeze their ageing if they had help.

Now I'm wondering what arguing with words about what they mean is actually about. It can't possibly just be nonsense!
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