1. Deliberate malapropisms are part of the Liverpool comedic scene—see “malapudlianism” in Lern Yerself Scouse, Fritz Spiegl, Frank Shaw and Stan Kelly, Scouse Press, Liverpool, UK, 1961.

2. The Unknowable, Gregory J. Chaitin, Springer-Verlag, 1999. For more nit-picking, see The Applicability of Mathematics as a Philosophical Problem, Mark Steiner, Harvard University Press, 1998.

3. Recall Graucho Marx: “I wouldn't join the kind of club that would have me as a member”? Also Cole Porter's sublime “In Spain, the best upper-sets do it...Lithuanians and Letts do it; Let's do it, let's fall in love...”