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Perfected by Bach, fugues have enjoyed an impressive afterlife

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"Funs" stands for "fans" in Forlana's English. I needed a separate comment to say so, since The Economist has perfected the comments section recently.


"Fugere" stands for "to escape" - perhaps that's why American football fans play it. Provided that I understand this enigmatic sport well as a form of escaping from the opponents attempts at breaking your back. In Latin "to chase" is "fugare". So it works both ways for American football funs.
Besides that, I think that Bach and Haendel have in fact created fugue as we call it now from what was called a canon earlier.