Re: Myth & Ideology & Truth-look

John Pastore (venture@CANCUN.RCE.COM.MX)
Fri, 19 Apr 1996 13:35:14 +0000

On 18 Apr 96 at 21:09, Elaine Hills (UND) wrote:

> the velar side of this play on words/phonemes would be.....
> the cook of gruth??????
> (haha)
> On Wed, 17 Apr 1996, Ronald Kephart wrote:
> > In message <> "Richard
> > G. Calo" writes:
> > >
> > > P.S. For all those who read the subject heading to my friday
> > > post "the look of truth" as a statement that the content of the
> > > post was meant to be the look of truth _itself_-- no, that
> > > wasn't it. I was only enjoying the 'play' afforded by
> > > alliterating Daniel Foss' subject heading in his post "the book
> > > of ruth" into "the look of truth"-- nothing more. Indeed, for a
> > > while it wasa toss up between "the cook of ruth," "the cook of
> > > truth," and "the look of truth." I chose the latter because I
> > > thought the 'l's and 't's and 'r's sounded well together.
> >
> > Interesting. /l t r/ are all, more-or-less, alveolar consonants,
> > while the /k/ of 'cook' is velar. Is there some really deep truth
> > happening here?

The "Oh, what balls we do weave when we pracitce to believe", was,
in a way, a playing with words too, as in: "Oh, what webs we do
weave, when we practice to deceive."

I think there can be more truth(?) found in humor than most anywere
else. Check this one out by Woody Allen (I just used it in

"Time is just nature's way of keeping everything from happening at

Have fun...

Ka Xiik Keech Ya Utzil,

John Pastore
Writer/Guide in 'El Mayab'
("The Mayan Homeland")