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Don Williams returns for a free range chat about current events

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Jabberwock '24

( Hear on Substack ) Remember this Classic?                                                                  ’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves                                                                     Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:                                                                   All mimsy were the borogoves,                                                                   And the mome raths outgrabe.                                                                   ( Jabberwocky – Lewis Carroll) Your EngLit 101 prof likely explained “Jabberwocky” was a “nonsense poem” and “Jabberwock” was defined as “meaningless speech or writing”. Carroll penned this gem circa 1871. How prevalent 'jabberwock' was at the time is unknown. More importantly, is that it is spot on to state Jabberwock has finally come into its own. It is the vocabulary, language, and style used regularly by today's 'journalists', politicians, and corporate PR spokes