Sunday, June 04, 2006

map n. #1. A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.

Key n.
2 a : a means of gaining or preventing entrance, possession, or control b : an instrumental or deciding factor
3 a : something that gives an explanation or identification or provides a solution b : a list of words or phrases giving an explanation of symbols or abbreviations c : an aid to interpretation or identification : CLUE d : an arrangement of the salient characters of a group of plants or animals or of taxa designed to facilitate identification e : a map legend

1 comment:

Sir F. Art Nad Esquire the turd said...

yup i think this is still quite a favorite of mine, at least in the non 3d stuff. I don't think i've seen before what the map thing's numbers actually stood for, but now I like it even more.