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Welcome to The Deeper Wiki of Liff!Edit

In Life there are many hundreds of common experiences, feelings, situations and even objects which we will all know and recognize, but for which no word exists. On the other hand, the world is littered with thousands of spare words which spend their time doing nothing but loafing about on signposts pointing at places. Our job, as we see it, is to get these words down off the signposts and into the mouths of babes and sucklings and so on, where they can start earning their keep in everyday conversation and make a more positive contribution to society.

—Douglas Adams & John Lloyd, "The Deeper Meaning Of Liff"

The Deeper Wiki of Liff is an wiki dedicated to carrying on what Douglas Adams and John Lloyd began in 1983 with The Meaning of Life, and then revised and expanded upon in The Deeper Meaning of Life (pictured at right). With this wiki, we hope to pick up where Adams and Lloyd left off more than 20 years ago.

Pardon our dust!Edit

The Deeper Wiki of Liff would not be complete without the definitions from the original Adams and Lloyd texts. Some of these definitions are accessible via a quick Google search, and both The Meaning Of Liff and The Deeper Meaning Of Liff are available through Amazon and other online booksellers. Before we move to making new words to define, it is necessary to enter each of the Adams/Lloyd words and definitions into their own articles, formatting and categorizing as we go. If you have a copy of any of the original books of Liff, or above-average knowledge on how to format and maintain a wiki, your support and contribution is greatly encouraged and appreciated.

Ashurbanipal 00:23, June 28, 2011 (UTC)

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