[FoRK] What's on my Kindle...

Joseph S. Barrera III joe-ml at barrera.org
Wed Jul 2 20:12:51 PDT 2008


One thing I've noticed (even more) since getting my Kindle is
just how much Stephenson likes the word "sphincter".

Snow Crash:

"Hiro can feel his anal sphincter contracting to the size of a pore"

and a reference to the pupil as the most delicate of sphincters...

Big U: "Krupp cuts a fart! The sphinxter cannot hold!"

etc etc

- Joe

P.S. And I'm not even cheating by doing a Kindle search...




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