Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Something light for a change

I have often wondered why I feel the pressure
to write only about heaviosity in this young
blog, or in my other writings scattered all
over netlandia. Here is one that might cheer
you up: I saw someone described as a 'polymath'
the other day. I thought perhaps this means
that he is good at algebra, geometry and

However, my online dictionary says


n : a person of great and varied learning

On this note, I also find it useful to recall
the following from Alice in Wonderland:

The different branches of Arithmetic -
Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision.

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