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Cool Story

Over at Slate they have a pretty good essay about how the word “cool” changed over time, from its origins in African-American subculture, through its place in ’60s and ’70s youth culture, to a concept that crosses ethnic, gender, and … Continue reading

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Two Spaces Forward, One Back

One of my pet peeves is when people are writing and double-space at the end of a sentence. This in fact was a rule once upon a time, when typewriters used monospaced type. Slate’s Farhad Manjoo wrote a screed about this … Continue reading

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