Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Only now did I realize that this is an allusion to an earlier formula:

Is that one a reference to something too? Or is it the original?

And while I am on the topic of allusions: there is a recurring syntactic pattern "[verb] you an
[object]" (e.g. a book titled "Learn you a Haskell for Great Good"). Is it an allusion to some famous phrase?

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