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On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 07:22:15AM -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> I think these words do have meaning, even if we can't see exactly what it is.
> English, at least, has a long tradition of semi-meaningful nonsense:
>
>         'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
[snip]
>         It was Adjective, and the Adjective Noun-SING

I think you meant to say that <toves> is a Noun-PL. Also, I'd always thouht
of <brillig> as an adjective, but I've read that Carroll later said it was a
noun meaning some part of the day (teatime, was it?)

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