Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
azangru

An example of how the phrase "The king is dead, long live the king" is misunderstood and reads as paradoxical nonsense, without realization that the king in the first clause and in the second one are two different kings:

Subscribe

  • (no subject)

    Joe Rogan's episode with Michael Shellenberger is very good.

  • (no subject)

    Just discovered this show (very nice, thanks Bret Weinstein), and of course, as expected, whoever was translating the title into Russian didn't have…

  • (no subject)

    This is a section from Uncle Bob's book that I find particularly bonkers. It is about the daily standup ritual: Standup Meetings Over the years,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment