Here is a funny list about how words have been creatively segmented at the end of a line. The off-beat hyphenation creates new and delightful phrases. Here goes.
forest - all
Hurray for wee-knights and man's laughter! From the Globe and Mail 10 years ago. I have been cleaning out my files tonight and wanted to pass on this little treat.
Sunday, November 09, 2008
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Ha! How fun you also play with your name here in the title. This all reminds of the more serious word work of Hélène Cixous (with languelait, "a phonetic spelling of anglais /English/ which produces a pun combining langue /language/ and lait /milk/"), of Mary Daly ("the-rapist"), and of Luise Von Flotow-Evans ("pun-ishment"). Pun-ish is also play on the anglicized transliteration of the Hebrew for ‘man’ (ish) vs. ‘woman’ (ishshah), as Flotow suggests. (Here's a bit of blogging on some of that.)
I read this brilliant list out to the man at the computer opposite and mans laughter had the desired effect and guffaws ensued.
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