Can You Understand It?

What does this mean?



“I understand you undertake to overthrow my undertaking.”

This line is from Gertrude Stein’s play “The Mother of Us All” (Act 1, Scene 3).


About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkLaw and Facebook. My email is
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7 Responses to Can You Understand It?

  1. Pingback: An Enigmatic Letter | Learn Fun Facts

  2. emmitsomo says:

    It can also mean: I throw you my taking to take stand. Or I stand to take taking you throw my. Or Taking stand to take stand. You throw my I.
    Or something like that. Just joking. 😉

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  3. That must have been a difficult script to read, let alone stand.
    Very good one.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Arbie says:

    Oh! Very clever! 😄

    Liked by 2 people

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