Primer Book of the Alphabet

July 2, 2020 - Reading time: ~1 minute

A is for Azimuth,
B is for Boreas,
C is for Cosign,
D is for Diamat,
E is for Ellips,
F is for Flogiston,
G is for Gamut.
H is for Homeboy,
I is for Iikon,
J is for Jura,
K is for Kollaps,
L is for Laudanum,
M is for Myriad,
N is for Nadir,
O is for Oreole,
P is for Perihelion.
Q is for Quasar,
R is for Rhododendron,
S is for Sinus,
T is for Tricoleur,
U is for Ultra,
V is for Vector,
W is for Warheit,
X is for Xylophone,
Y is for Ystävä,
Z is for Zenith.

Disco Elysium

To dree one's weird;

June 26, 2018 - Reading time: ~1 minute

To endure one’s fate.


Φῶς Ἱλαρόν

May 22, 2016 - Reading time: ~1 minute

Phôs hilaròn hagías dóxēs, athanátou Patrós,
       ouraníou, hagíou, mákaros, Iēsoû Christé,
   elthóntes epì tḕn hēlíou dýsin, idóntes phôs hesperinón,
       hymnoûmen Patéra, Hyión, kaì Hágion Pneûma, Theón.
   Áxión se en pâsi kairoîs hymneîsthai phōnaîs aisíais,
       Hyiè Theoû, zoḕn ho didoús, diò ho kósmos sè doxázei.

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August 23, 2015 - Reading time: ~1 minute

i.e. ‘book-craft’, the study of books.

A learned person can be called boccræftig 'book-crafty’.


November 28, 2010 - Reading time: ~1 minute
All empires gutter, and leave a language their heirs cannot understand.

—tegeus-Cromis, in The Pastel City,
M. John Harrison

November 27, 2010 - Reading time: ~1 minute
The language of the birds is postulated as a mystical, perfect divine language, angelic language, mythical or magical language used by birds to communicate with the initiated.

—René Guénon, The Language of Birds
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