< Battle of the Bertrand Russell Anecdotes
Bill the Galactic Hero >

: When I was young and bored, or just young, I would while away the minutes by writing stories using only words that could be spelled using the chemical abbreviations for elements. Now that there's a comprehensive list of such words, I must sadly shake my head and pronounce the medium dead. When anybody can simply look up which words meet this arbitrary criteria, how can art survive?


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