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Now I Know My ABCs

When listening to albums randomly the other day, the They Might Be Giants record Here Come the ABCs came up. This is one of the children’s albums they did for Disney, and as such it doesn’t stand up to repeated … Continue reading

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The Roots of Language in Oz

My recent post on language in the Oz books has led to some interesting discussion on this topic. Many of the names of native Ozites are either descriptive of the characters or puns, if not both. There are also frequently … Continue reading

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