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Speaking of the Wolf: Advice on Word Displacement from a Ukrainian Linguist

Pro voyka pomouka a vouk u chatu. One speaks of the wolf and it runs into the house.   You mustn’t say THE WOLF; instead, say    the gentleman in a gray suit the hunger artist my long-toothed grandma the man-eyed beast You must say WOLF like the word is a pen cil cut in…