Antinomies on the landscape

False Creek in Vancouver, from near Granville Island (which is not an island)

From the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Travel Guide to the Pacific Northwest, page 218:

In spite of its name, False Creek is not a creek at all….

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2 Responses to Antinomies on the landscape

  1. Barry Cipra says:

    If it has two places where boats can tie up, then False Creek contains a paradox….

  2. seb says:

    I thought we knew that every sentence that contains the word false in it is false.