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January- Scientific Alician

Scientific Alician.

By Byron W. Sewell.

Houston, Texas: Chicken Little’s Press, 1981.

A brilliant parody of the esteemed Scientific American magazine. Contents include the following articles plus parodies of the usual Scientific American departments of Letters, Mathematical Games, advertisements, and Author notes. Articles include:

  • “An Inquiry into the Nature of a Certain Manuscript”. By B.A. Mculley [fictitious]
  • “The Welsh Jabberwochus”. By Malingi Sewell [a Sewell family cat]
  • “The Ethiopian Alice”. Cross-translated back into English by R. Finley [fictitious]

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