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Calling All Word Experts

I’ve got a couple posts brewing at the moment (one about amibguity and its relationship to binary code and another about The Starbucks Asthetic and theories on theories). Until I get a chance to write them, though, I’ve got a question.

I keep having this thing happen to me where I’ll read an article or someone will tell me something and I will appreciate it then, but not as fully as I should. Then, as time goes on, I’ll find myself quoting it constantly or applying the theory everywhere and I’ll have to go back and examine or reread a few months later.

Anyone have a word for this? I really need one.

If not, how about making one up?

October 25, 2006