- (see title, above)
- I used to write a lot of lists.
- None of which are currently (2012) online.
- They are a fascinating device, insinuating -- if not insisting -- that the contained are related (in some supposedly obvious manner)
- Borges’ Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge’s Taxonomy contained withing The Analytical Language of John Wilkins:
These ambiguities, redundancies and deficiencies remind us of those which doctor Franz Kuhn attributes to a certain Chinese encyclopaedia entitled ‘Celestial Empire of benevolent Knowledge’. In its remote pages it is written that the animals are divided into: (a) belonging to the emperor, (b) embalmed, (c) tame, (d) sucking pigs, (e) sirens, (f) fabulous, (g) stray dogs, (h) included in the present classification, (i) frenzied, (j) innumerable, (k) drawn with a very fine camelhair brush, (l) et cetera, (m) having just broken the water pitcher, (n) that from a long way off look like flies.
- Minor Planet Names: Alphabetical List
- How to Use Twitter Lists
- lists in HTML documents
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