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One of our members, Steve Mitchell, shared this delightful quote with us:

It is often forgotten that [dictionaries] are artificial repositories, put together well after the languages they 

define.   The roots of language are irrational and of a magical nature." 
      -- Jorge Luis Borges, Prologue to "El otro, el mismo."

What a perfect way to say it!

Posted by Rosevita Warda in English, fun with English.

One Response to Irrational and of a magical nature

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