Subject: Six things
Date: 24 Feb 1999 00:00:00 GMT
From: email@example.com (Mumthra)
Organization: RadixNet Internet Services
Newsgroups: alt.foot.fat-free, alt.slack
She handed me a big gray "f" made out of clay and said, "Here--it's
She wanted to know about kinds of math besides arithmetic. I told her
about geometry and now she wants to see its symbols and clamp onto it.
She believes me that math is a language, although she thinks that
algebra is a festive dance. She wouldn't see anything wrong with
flinging math all over the walls, I bet.
I didn't tell her that all that math would scare people. Sometime I'll
tell her that most people are only comfortable with numbers on
magazine covers that say things like "9 Ways to Make Lists That Will
Improve Your List Making."
Another one says things, but she's more likely to put ice in her
clothes to force herself to leap and screech. She did that for a
while, but when she recognized that it was leaving a clammy streak
down the back of her dress, she stripped down and stalked off to find
something other than more clothes.
Another one names everything in two food groups: cheese and bubbles.
She loves to put on big boots so that she can stagger and fall down
and bleed and hate them before she starts to forget and begins to love
I just took my first Zort and I can see more planets!!!