Print Books vs eBooks

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I’m a reader. I love books. I love the heft and feel and smell of books. I like the way they look on shelves and piled on tables. Books are great. But I don’t primarily love books because of their feel and appearance. I love what’s inside them — you know, words and ideas and stories.

I find the print book vs. eBook debate amusing, but I wonder at the vehemence of it all.

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Dear February

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I’m pretty sure the same guy who came up with the spelling of Wednesday was responsible for February too. Doesn’t the whole idea of a silent letter seem oxymoronic? Or maybe just plain moronic.

Then there are those words that seem to need letters that just aren’t there. Segue needs a w. And an ay. Cough needs an f. Colonel definitely needs an r.

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Painful Puns #1

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I admit it. I’m a sucker for puns. And, yes, that makes me a pun-sucker. I enjoy the way puns cause me pain and make me laugh at the same time. Enjoy these groaners.

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Write Concisely

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Some people are stingy with money; others are stingy with time. Generally speaking, writers should be stingy with words, because one characteristic of good writing is conciseness.

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