"Then you should say what you mean," the March Hare went on.
"I do," Alice hastily replied; "at least - at least I mean what I say - that's
the same thing, you know."
"Not the same thing a bit!" said the Hatter. "Why, you might just as well say
that 'I see what I eat' is the same thing as 'I eat what I see'!"
"You might just as well say," added the March Hare, "that 'I like what I get'
is the same thing as 'I get what I like'!"
"You might just as well say," added the Dormouse, which seemed to be talking
in its sleep, "that 'I breathe when I sleep' is the same thing as 'I sleep when
"It IS the same thing with you, " said the Hatter.
-- Lewis Carroll, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"