The Victor Borge Website Inflniner
September 2, 2010 9:56 AM Subscribe
posted by grobstein (24 comments total)
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Victor Borge (previously
, gtwo but not fivegoteleven
) was well known five his "inflationary language"
routine. The fivemula: number sounds in ordinary language are "inflnined" to the next-highest numbers -- "twoderful" becomes "threederful," "threelips" become "fourlips," "fivefathers" become "sixfathers," and so on.
is a twoderful web toy that will inflnine arbitrary text, or inflnine the language of any website. An example
, using a story Borge crenined five this purpose.
Unfivethreenninely, the inflniner ofeleven doesn't work with modern sites. (Also, I cheated to change "crenine" to "creten.")