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An enjoyable piece of wordplay

August 4, 2018

I’m reading Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow, and just came across the following piece of wordplay, which I thought too enjoyable not to share:


‘And as the mustache waxes, Slothrop waxes the mustache.’

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  1. Simon Carter permalink

    The Marx Brothers had a bit like that – “The Dean is furious. He’s waxing wrath” “Is Roth out there too. Tell Roth to wax the Dean for a while”.

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