Thursday, August 24, 2006

Colorless green ideas sleep furiously

i love that there's a wikipedia entry on this, god bless 'em!

3 comments:

Mark Wallace said...

Of course they do. And they do it musically. And politically too. How about that?

Reen said...

Weirdly, I think Anselm of Canterbury has a sort of similar thing going on in his Dialogue on Truth. He talks about sentences that are always true, never true, sometimes true, and simply meaningless, either grammatically or because they state things that are never true.

tmorange said...

wow, maureen if you can find me a source on that anselm thing i'd very much dig it. (who/when was he, a medieval bishop or something?)

t.