What is Python?

Ben Wolfson wolfson at midway.uchicago.edu
Mon Nov 20 19:38:52 CET 2000

In article <0HZR5.15312$%j3.124375 at news6.giganews.com>,
Nick Bensema <nickb at fnord.io.com> wrote:

>Come to think of it, I can't think of any examples
>of being wordy.  Maybe the last time I looked at
>Esperanto, I was reading some sentence that had to do that
>juggle-things-around-so-the-sentence-doesn't-end-in-a-preposition thing
>that every language but English has to do.

Separable prefixes in German may not really count as prepositions, but I
persist in thinking of "ich hab' etwas vor" as ending in a preposition

I'm sure there isn't a single person alive who hasn't mistaken an antimetabole
for a chiasmus before.
 -- John Flynn, in apihna

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