The Tip

Either of tongue or finger

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Intuition is counter-intuitive: while it appears to be quick and spontaneous, it actually takes effort, calculation, and memory.

Charles Jencks. The Garden of Cosmic Speculations (London: Frances Lincoln Ltd., 2003).

Akin to sprezzatura and always having a ready word beyond the tip…

And so for day 1774
22.10.2011

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