4 November 2011


One of my favourite words in the English language, purely because I adore paradoxes.

"This statement is false."

"The following statement is false.
The preceding statement is true."

Over-quoted perhaps but at this time of night, that's all I can think of!

From the Ancient Greek paradoxos, meaning unexpected or strange, which in turn comes from:
para-: side-by-side
dox-: opinion / tenet

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