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Wot's dat dot?



>   It could be a dot -- but I think non,
>   for dots follow polka or precede com.
>
>   It might be a period out of its place --
>   instead of on-line, up there in space.
>
>   Or how 'bout a point, could it be that?
>   but what is the point to be where its at?
>
>   It might have no name -- just part of an "i"
>   Can we accept that and not wonder why?
>
>   A cap it could be -- I kinda like that,
>   it sits on the "i" -- just like a hat.
>
>   It's awful to be nameless, a terrible shame
>   Shall we all vote and give it a name?
>
>   A glink it might be -- or even a nat,
>   a pip or a clop or a spot or a splat???
>
>   So send in your names -- and reasons why
>   your name is the best of all we can try

The point is not
That it's a dot,
or not
a part of
the start of
the end of
le nom de com,
or, comme dit on,
un nom dot.com.

It happens a lot
That of the jotter of jot
Misses a spot, as he wot,
And summons his mettle
To add the spittle
And place the tittle
On the top of the jot!

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Michael Brady
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Durham, NC 27712
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