and so on

And so on, as before, in a roundabout way, using more words to say nothing than necessary. But we find merriment, on the merry-go-round, meandering and anfractuous both getting somewhere and going nowhere. Caution, of course, for those for whom the ambiguities (the zigzags, the waffle rabbits) are not pleasant but tortuous. For their sake, we shall here and now come directly to the point, dash it – The point is this: if the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, we shall always opt for the longest distance, which is a roundabout, since we’ve little interest in ever getting to the point, having just abandoned one.