Monthly Archives: December 2011

Let me tell you a story Of a boy with no soul. Nothing’s wrong with him, really But he isn’t quite whole.   Now, the boy was a Who— Wait, there’s doubt about that. Since his Whomanity’s in question Let’s just call him Matt.   See, Matt’s a bit diff’rent from most other Whos. Instead […]

A κλών has agency, too.

On Tuesday, Professor Sample mentioned that the word clone comes from the Greek word for twig (κλών). He also noted that it was first used in botany, if I remember correctly. Two things about this. First, it comes as a shock to me that a word so entwined with the perversion of nature should come […]