Statistically Improbable Phrases

From my apartment:
hemicrania lunatica
brute fact/institutional fact
millions of tiny slippery plates
suspicious you are
the grains red of Hapi
tan with henna hackles
single seat long range escort
call for walnuts
bovid domestic trinity
babe’s best gum stick
and their sources:

1. A Forgotten English calendar page. “Pain in the head arising from changes in the moon.”
2. The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy. “Brute facts, like volcanic eruptions or the number of electrons in a hydrogen atom, do noot depend for their existence on human conventions or institutions; institutional facts, like those involving money, property…etc., do so depend.”
3. A bottle of Johnson’s baby powder.
4. A Dilbert cartoon. “All I’m saying is that it might not be a “yoga” class.”
5. The Egyptian Book of the Dead.
6. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Wallace Stevens, “Bantams in Pine Woods.”
7. A box containing a model of a P-51 Mustang.
8. Tone’s Imitation Black Walnut Flavor
9. Melinda A. Zeder, Feeding Cities: Specialized Animal Economy in the Ancient Near East
10. The Perfect Woman, author unknown, pub. ca. 1890?

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