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Birthday surprise

[ by Charles Cameron — the bell just tolled 72 for me, so it’s no longer Thanksgiving, it’s Psalm 90, still early in the “labour and sorrow” zone ]

A propos, then, of nothing in particular — and because it is a glorious work of art, here in a tweet is Marcel Duchamp‘s Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2:


And because it shows the paucity by comaparison, not just of language but of constructed languages — and also how finely tuned such languages can be, as in this extraordinary translation into the Ithkuil:


Now — how many words are worth a picture?

3 Responses to “Birthday surprise”

  1. Bryan Alexander Says:

    An even better picture is seeing Charles Cameron on this Earth.
    Happy birthday, my friend, and many best wishes.

  2. Scott Says:

    Happy birthday, Charles, and many more to come!

  3. Ed Webb Says:

    No flying away now, ya hear? Many happy returns!

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