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  1. Doryphoric Pedantry, Reading Brains, and Sans Serif

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    September 30, 2015 by libroshombre

    My inner doryphore emerges whenever someone claims that emergence of computers means that “this is the end of print books.” …
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  2. Confusing English, Difficult Reading, and Bad Politics

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    May 6, 2015 by libroshombre

    The Atlantic Monthly is such a good magazine that I subscribe to it, even though I can read it, and …
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  3. Tree Asps, Knock-knock Jokes, and Surprising Books

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    January 5, 2015 by libroshombre

    The powerful 17th century French nobleman Francois de La Rochefoucauld made a sad commentary on his life when he wrote, …
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  4. Old Water, Tear Topography, and Why Geezers Grin

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    December 25, 2014 by libroshombre

    “Water is the driving force of all nature,” observed Leonardo da Vinci, and earth’s water predates the sun, according to …
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  5. New Books To Foist Off Alzheimer’s

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    July 3, 2014 by libroshombre

    “The Wells Fargo wagon is a-coming” theme from “The Music Man” always resounds in the background as I drive home …
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  6. Awareness, Curios Children, and Margaret Wise Brown

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    May 22, 2014 by libroshombre

    Brazilian author Paul Coelho wrote that “You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day …
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  7. Grammar Nazis, Word Power, and Shakespeare’s Library

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    May 8, 2014 by libroshombre

    Truly, I’m no grammar nazi. I’ve known real ones – some of my best friends are grammatical storm troopers – …
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