Humanities Paper Ella Minnow Pea
...Ella Minnow Pea “For instead of the calendrical terms Monday, Tuesday and so forth, we cheerfully offerthe following surrogates. Use them freely and often, for their use honors us all.
For Sunday, please use Sunshine
For Monday, please use Monty
For Tuesday, please use Toes
For Wednesday, please use Wetty
For Thursday, please use Thurby
For Friday, please use Fribs
For Saturday, please use Satto-gatto” (Dunn, M).
In a context of a book this quote’s an example of appliance to silly despotic rules, which not allows using particular letters in the island of Nollop. Days of a week now sound funny and invalid, unacceptable and childish, so when you pronounce them you...