Lindsey Kuper (lindseykuper) wrote,
Lindsey Kuper
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We can't have nice things; we can only have representations of nice things.

Poll #1354408 Again with the questions!

Second time in as many weeks where I've asked, "Is so-and-so a thus-and-such?" and been told, "No. So-and-so is a representation of a thus-and-such."

They're being overliteralist jerks on the order of "'Can you hand me the Kleenex?' 'Yes, I can.'"
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