Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Text from Herman Melville, Moby-Dick (1851). Image from the collective unconscious.

Also from Moby-Dick
“Nothing exists in itself”
Nantucket ≠ Illinois

[Quoggy : a spelling of quaggy , “Of flesh, a body, etc.: soft, yielding, flabby. Also fig .” (Oxford English Dictionary ). The Dictionary cites Melville’s sentence.]

comments: 4

Chris said...

And related to "quagmire," maybe? I want it to be related to "quahog," but it seems not.

Michael Leddy said...

Yes. Quahog was my first hope.

Fresca said...

Medicinal hair oil?

Michael Leddy said...

For mange?