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March 10th, 2005
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On the true meaning of the name Jabberwocky

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Date:March 14th, 2005 11:42 am (UTC)

Re: I'll see your Carrol and raise you Jack

Richard Wallace, in "Jack the Ripper, Light-Hearted Friend", anagrams this out of the Jabberwocky:
Bet I beat my glands til,
With hand-sword I slay the evil gender.
A slimey theme; borrow gloves,
And masturbate the hog more!

In splendid and worthwhile retribution, Guy Jacobson and Francis Heaney anagrammed this out of the first paragraph in Wallace's "study":
The truth is this: I, Richard Wallace, stabbed and killed a muted Nicole Brown in cold blood, severing her throat with my trusty shiv's strokes. I set up Orenthal James Simpson, who is utterly innocent of this murder. P.S. I also wrote Shakespeare's sonnets, and a lot of Francis Bacon's works too.

I'd say more, but unca Cecil did it for me:

Oh, and the standard repository, of course:

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