F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
Fitzgerald knew what he was talking about when he made this observation. The well-known quote is perhaps an especially appropriate caution on New Year’s Eve.
(Note: In Diagram B, one wraparound or “hidden adjacency” is involved. Note that because the diagram represents three faces of a cube, certain pairs of letters that do not appear to be adjacent (specifically, K and N, I and O, and U and G) actually do touch — on the backside of the Quipto(R) cube.)