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Typesetting and paste-up, 1970

http://commfaculty.fullerton.edu/woverbeck/dtr5.htm The process of creating a newspaper page, circa 1970. Digital natives will probably assume this is some kind of Look Around You-type spoof. It’s amazing to think that, will all the man hours modernization has freed up, the result is more and more stories about Britney Spears.

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Pilcrow – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilcrow Carrington‘s mention of “pilcrow” in our conversation the other day brought out the word nerd in me. Punctuation marks are so pervasive and auxiliary to a words that it’s hard to remember that they had to be invented at some point. I have a feeling a good part of my morning is going to […]

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Lorem Ipsum – All the facts – Lipsum generator

http://www.lipsum.com/ The history of Lorem Ipsum.

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