Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Calvin's Dad

Calvin and Hobbes


  1. How long ago was this written? It's funny, because part of me wonders if I'm ever going to buy a hardcover novel again. My Kindle is just too convenient, and strangely enough the deeper and more complicated the work, the more I'm glad I'm reading it on a medium with a built-in dictionary. (I just had to look up what the heck an "ephemeris" was in January Dancer, for example. And all those bizarre Indian clothing terms...) Perhaps it's simple techno-fetishism, but I simply enjoy it more.

  2. It was 20 years ago, almost to the day. (Probably no coincidence, but instead why TOF ran across it.)



 Recently, TOF happened upon the following list of words to avoid in one's scrivening and thought to share it with his Faithful Reader. ...