This is why we have eBooks, now, and instant access to Google, so that we can instantly click on the Postmodern flood of facts that cause us to stumble--when they do. But he can be excessive at times. He has grown so over the years.
Over the years, time and time again, I always forget what a palimpsest is. I have to look it up again and again and again. One of those words that simply never sticks around... I suppose because my subconscious keeps reminding my conscious that it's all about erasure.