Wednesday, January 23, 2008

kentucky, boone county kentucky

"its the water makes the whiskey fit to drink"
sterling hayden in john huston's asphalt jungle, 1950

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

and the place of action (drinking house)

francis lodwick: the forms of distinctional marks, 1647:
the actor (drinker), the action (drinking), the object (drink), the inclination (drunkard), the abstract of the demonstrative adjective (drunkenness), and the place of action (drinking house).

from imagining language: an anthology, edited by jed jasula and steve mccaffery, mit press 1998