"Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man." -- Heidegger
"Unresistant and frothy"
The Guardian has the complete excerpts of the nominees for this year's Bad Sex in literary fiction award. I was shocked to see Updike nominated. Shouldn't he have won a Lifetime Achievement Award by now? Anyway, do read. I'm rooting for Marlon Brando, or the one about the lobster.