Some Snark meanings might not have been what Lewis Carroll thought of, but he left lots of space for even more meanings than you can think of. I, for example, associate growing greens with high electricity bills. Others have other ideas, which might be better. “The Hunting of the Snark” by Lewis Carroll: It’s said … Continue reading “Greens”

Snarks Have Five Unmistakable Marks

As I reported in the Associations Blaster (2014-03-08), Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Henry Holiday kept a Snark as a pet. They served it with «greens», but as growing greens led to horrible electricity bills, Dodgson and Holiday could not afford to keep their Snark any longer. It took many years until 2014, before planting greens … Continue reading “Snarks Have Five Unmistakable Marks”

10 Assumptions About The Hunting of the Snark

Annotations to “10 Interesting Facts About The Hunting of the Snark“ (Rose Theatre, 2017-09-21) One out of several (but perhaps less important) reasons to write the Snark might have been that Carroll wrote his tragicomedy The Hunting of the Snark to bring much needed escape and light while nursing his seriously ill godson and cousin … Continue reading “10 Assumptions About The Hunting of the Snark

Snark Hunters

Google: past week LC Forum Children’s Theatre Reviews Herbjørn Andresen BaconJudge (redditor) Philo M. Buck Michael Everson Thomas Farley Günther Flemming Mary Hammond Karen Gardiner Martin Gardner Markian Gooley Marco Graziosi Amy Green Henry Holiday Doug Howick Nina Lyon Angus MacIntyre Adriano Orefice Klaus Reichert Louise Schweitzer Mahendra Singh William Skaggs Oliver Sturm John … Continue reading “Snark Hunters”

Douglas Young’s Snark

Your browser does not support the audio element. text   MusicWeb international, by Gary Higginson: Douglas YOUNG (b.1947) The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in 8 Fits) Narrator – Peter Easton Douglas Young – Piano and Percussion The Leicestershire Chorale and Members of the Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra/Peter Fletcher rec. Bosworth College, Desford, 14 … Continue reading “Douglas Young’s Snark”

Snark Taming

Warren Buffet @warrenbuffet99 2018-08-26 15:18 UTC The smartest people I know: 1   Don’t get easily offended 2   Read more than they talk 3   Enjoy intelligent discourse 4   Quickly admit when they’re wrong 5   Comfortable changing their opinion 6   Surround themselves w/ intelligence 7   Seek to understand every perspective … Continue reading “Snark Taming”