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Logos: Once upon a time there lived a boy in a village. His name was genuous. Though he was no genius he met a genie who took him to an ingenue ingine. The boy liked ingine so much that he took it in and drank like a gin. Then the boy was known as ingenuous because he was inebriated. Then genie took him to a discus and the boy took a fancy as he kept discussing all sundry and water balloons all through the night–the boy took the discus and threw it to a distance no one had thrown before him, then the boy was known as disingenuous. Artful warlock met the boy on his way back and the boy told him everything which had happened. The wizard told him that since now he had less art than before he would be known as artless disingenuous tautologicus philosophicus. Then the warlock took genie and put him into a vodka bottle with a cork at its top and with a warning threw the bottle away into the sea. My question to you, my dear sir is–why did the genie meet the genuous boy? What genre was that? Continue reading “Echoes and Phowa!”