[lit-ideas] Re: Feline Implicature

  • From: Jlsperanza@xxxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 13:13:12 EDT


In a message dated 7/1/2011 11:29:31 A.M.,  jejunejesuit.geary2@xxxxxxxxx 
writes:
Great cat  poem.

-- the one  forwarded by phatic.
 
Then there's this fragment from Eliot (aka Old Possum), featured, not the  
poem, the person, in Woody Allen's latest, "Midnight in Paris" --  fragment:

"that is the name that you never will guess;
The name that  no human research can discover -
But THE CAT HIMSELF KNOWS, and  will never confess."
 
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In Griceian terms, this name is *otiose*.
 
Speranza
 
--- refs.
-------- Frege, Sense and Reference
 
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