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Someone L knows from The pepys Diary -- Language Hat -- did not approve of this essay, saying that DFW used the book as a "pretext for yet another in the endless series of rants about how proper usage is being forgotten and language is going to hell in a handbasket ..."
Oliver Morton, old friend of mine and author of Mapping Mars dropped me a line to let me know that an old colleague of mine, the excellent Phil Gyford, has hit on the cool idea of putting up all of pepys as a blog, on a day-by-day basis: starts tomorrow at www.pepysdiary.com.
God! Popcorn in the afternoon and MC and my huge compendium of Samuels Rules and swerves I feel quite aroused. pepys edition (rev 1821) would lead to tom trying his luck at covent (ry) garden ... again. pepys edition (rev 1821) would lead to tom trying his luck at covent (ry) garden ... again.
Mary pepys: school nurse at non-public school; at the leadership of identifying and dealing with flu outbreak.
Someone L knows from The pepys Diary -- Language Hat
February historic first six months in ending whinging gold complicity end of an era saying no to war fences and neighbours not yet interviews feet needles the great debate not good news some wines hbc, usa open thread dumb the gates, reloaded olympic check-in conspicuous consumption good news shame reality some sheep make some noise final piece what a coincidence recommendation shall make no law protest, canadian style if canada ruled the world pepys what i'm reading question torino more t.o.