May 8, 2006
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Last Word

I pick up all my memes from Jill, who says she doesn't like them. I don't really like pie, either, which explains why in Jamaica I finished lunch every day with a little slice of three or four different kinds of pie.

The latest meme is, "What was the last word of your dissertation?" I can't find the rules, so I'm uncertain whether you're supposed to pick the last word of the main text, or the last word of the final appendix. Maybe humanities folk don't have appendices? Surely, not the last word of the last footnote -- that would be something like "(New) York" or "(Englewood) Cliffs", and who needs that?

The last word of the last appendix of my dissertation was:

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