[ExI] memes and genes again

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Sep 13 21:34:17 UTC 2010

On 9/13/2010 4:17 PM, BillK wrote:

> PS. I bet you've been waiting years to get 'phocomelus' into a
> conversation!  ;)

Uh oh. Have I put my foot in my mouth again?

> PPS. Your example is actually wrong usage. Phocomelus refers to a
> deformity from birth. The Chinese foot pianist currently in the news

I probably got the pop-up from that guy, but I was thinking of 
characters in various Philip K Dick novels, especially Hoppy in DR. 

Damien Broderick

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