Sense & Meaning (a verbal essay)
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Another verbal essay as I'm enjoying my disappearance into the spoken moment....
Here, I talk about the distinction between meaning and sense. Meaning is general and abstract; it subsumes disparate uses under a common rubric. We can say the word "smattering" different times, by different people, but the meaning stays the same (more or less).
Sense, however, is right here and now, an emergent shape of bodies interacting just so.
Words make the distinction clear. The meaning of smattering is "