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  • Is it pure coincidence that in English a word spring has a homonymic meaning with three things?

    A season, a water source and an elastic object used to store and release mechanical energy – with boing, you know.

    I think it’s not coincidence. Because these all homonymic meanings unite in springtime puddles.

    There are two ways to deal with a road full of potholes and puddles.

    As a child I splashed through them, like a spring jumping from one spring of youth to another, in springtime. A spring from spring to spring in spring.

    I tried to hit all the puddles during one jumping run and splattered water around me. Boing splash! Boing splash! Boing splash boing splash boing splash!!!

    Now I try to avoid the puddles and get irritated if I by accident wet my shoes. I strongly consider sending a message to city council so they could repair the road as soon as possible.

    That’s because I’m so much wiser now as an adult.

    So much more stupid, I mean.
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