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ruzuzu commented on the word ETAOIN SHRDLU
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February 3, 2012
zeke commented on the word ETAOIN SHRDLU
ETAOIN SHRDLU is a nonsense phrase that sometimes appeared in print in the days of "hot type" publishing because of a custom of Linotype machine operators. It appeared frequently enough that it became part of the lore of newspapers.