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RE: VMs: Random Text Generation

--- John Grove <4groves@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> [Nick:] In short, I suspect that "4o" + (number)
>> (number), whereas (number) -->
>> (dictionary entry #number). This is of course just
>> prediction... but it's
>> certainly an intriguing possibility. :-)

> That's as good as any other assumption I
> guess. I assume that the zodiac section contains
> tons of numbers, though I couldn't prove it and
> of course my assumption wouldn't line up with
> the 4o assumption above.

I like the 'tons of numbers in the zodiac' 
assumption, so I'd agree with John. But let me
also throw in another one:
'4o' is a binary alternative of 'o'. 
Just like 'ch' / 'sh', and 'k' / 't',
and 'p' / 'f', and 'y' / 'dy', and 'in' / 'iin'
and a whole lot of other possibilities.
Perhaps the VMs is just a lot of binary numbers.
Or perhaps the binary variation is noise and 
the base words are all that matters. Or perhaps
this is evidence of someone throwing the dice
a lot while concocting the VMs....

Or perhaps this is all an anachronism and nobody
in the 15th C could have come up with such a 

In short: Merry Christmas to all,


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