Bugtations: a semiotic approach

Now a bit of theory behind bugtations. If you know about semiotics you will instantly recognize bugtations as paradigmatic substitutions in quotations (syntagmatic axis). This is better illustrated on the following picture adopted from Daniel Chandler’s book Semiotics, The Basics (2nd ed., figure 3.1, page 84) using this simple bugtation created from Pythagoras famous quotation:

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