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an appendix to “the disappearing alphabet”

October 14, 2008

this character, mr. digamma,

can be found in a musty old grammar.

how woida came oida,

left video, wit,

and ask why we lost our digamma.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. rainscape permalink*
    October 15, 2008 12:44 am

    Nota bene, it is imperative to read “wit” as a verb, imperative to wit.

  2. mademoiselle permalink
    October 20, 2008 5:44 pm

    Where did you come upon this limerick?

  3. rainscape permalink*
    October 20, 2008 10:08 pm

    a master of change orthographic,
    of sigmas intervocalic,
    expounding on grammar
    introduced dear digamma,
    while he slipped away with his magic.

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