There are so many words in the world, I can’t blame anyone for not knowing the original meaning of any specific word, even when its a simple compound made of two familiar words. We’re so busy using language as a communication tool that we rarely stop hammering to look at the thing itself. A funny old thing, the dashboard. [and then suddenly…]


May 28, 2011

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1. The Typewriter – Leroy Anderson

2. Barrel of a Gun – Guster

3. 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton

4. Pas si simple – Yann Tiersen

Related: I want to see the Boston Typewriter Orchestra perform someday.

Related: Wikipedia has a bigger list on their Typewriter page, but I don’t know any of those songs.


November 4, 2010

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