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Procrustean (Procrusto)

Fishburn and Hughes: 'Appertaining to Procrustes.' In Greek mythology Procrustes had two iron beds of different sizes on which he forced strangers to lie. Those who were too short he hammered out and those who were too long he lopped. The Theologians: a procrustean argument is one unfairly cut to size to fit the point it aims to prove. The Aleph: the publishers 'Procrustes & Co.' is a black joke. The Theologians; The Aleph