From: Vassil Nikolov <email@example.com> Subject: [OT] the meaning of "it" (Ex: History of the &AUX hack? Was: Re: removeText) Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 23:45:39 -0400 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Organization: this header intentionally left blank > [...] > (aif (something-to-shoot) > (aim-at it) > (turn 90) )
'"...and even Stigand, the patriotic archbishop of Canterbury, found it advisable--"'
'Found what?' said the Duck.
'Found it,' the Mouse replied rather crossly: 'of course you know what "it" means.'
'I know what "it" means well enough, when I find a thing,' said the Duck: 'it's generally a frog, or a worm. The question is, what did the archbishop find?'
[Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Chapter III]