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The elusive double-tongued, venomous Bornean slow loris emerges from sleeping hideouts only at night and slips through tangles of branches.
The 11 by 8 and 3 by 4-inch trim, which looked like feature strip, was specially milled to be double-tongued. The workers drove the trim into the groove as if it were a wedge.
The disappointment comes in when one realizes that Firths clearly-written and engaging essay is only interested in ambiguity--the very air that post-modern literary criticism breathes--in order to establish a means of noting when it has been aimed at deliberately by a biblical author, and can thus be declared to be part of the safely determinate meaning of his double-tongued text.