From: Vassil Nikolov <>
Subject: [OT] the meaning of "it" (Ex: History of the &AUX hack? Was: Re:
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Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 23:45:39 -0400
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> [...]
>  (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]


Might I ask why an email header is presented at the top of the page?

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