Listening to the Cheshire Cat sing Disney’s catchy version of “Jabberwocky” in Alice in Wonderland might have been one of the most terrifying moments of our youth. But before Sterling Holloway was singing it, this was just a poem filled with whimsical words like “mimsy” and “outgrabe.” It also included “slythy” (or “slithy,” as later editions spelled it), one of Lewis Carroll’s best inventions. A combination of “slimy” and “lithe,” it would be perfect to describe everyone from politicians to your latest match on Tinder.
- Ha qualche importante filosofia da proporre al mondo? - Non bevo superalcolici, se è questo che intende… - No, parlavo del mondo in generale… - Sta scherzando? Il mondo non ha bisogno di me. Cristo, sono alto soltanto un metro e cinquantacinque.