Daily Archives: Tuesday, October 12, 2004

When the baseball game is not going your way

When the baseball game is not going your way: Sometimes, you need to take a break from all that other stuff and read a thoughtful essay about diagramming sentences. (via Language Log) Related posts: rexblog nano The Tumblr-fication of Google … Continue reading

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I desire marginality, therefore I accept whacky theories like this

Dr. Bull I desire marginality, therefore I accept wacky theories like this: I marvel at how some writers have the ability to string together complete crap and actually get it past an editor. Like, for example, this collection of gobbledygook … Continue reading

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How magazines get started (continued)

How magazines get started (continued): The Manchester NH Union Leader has a classic “how magazines get started” profile of a new magazine called New England Ringside. Quote: “This just sort of happened all at once,” (editor and publisher Joe) Bills … Continue reading

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Son (and grandson) of CueCat

Bad ideas musthave nine lives. Son (and grandson) of CueCat: Why won’t really dumb ideas die? Engadget is pointing to a company “trying out a model for magazine advertising that’s transplanted straight from the web.” Quote: “(Danippon Printing is) placing product … Continue reading

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Oh, that explains it

Oh, that explains it: Apparently there are a lot of people in Middle Tennessee whose names sound like the Democratic presidential ticket. Apparently I know one of them. Apparently some of the employees of her company made up a sign … Continue reading

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