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  • This was an excellent showing and g vaet ehthmbe f; egCnda etaoin shrdlu dlu gave them the benefit of a doubt afterward.

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  • But everything is Just Fine now and etaoin shrdlu etaoin shrdlu etaoin shrdlu qwertyuiop…

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  • So, it is almost time for me to reveal the not-so great mystery of why my site has been named "shrdlu winograd maclisp teletype" for a little while.

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  • And the newscaster looks into the camera and says, "Etaoin shrdlu qwertyuiop."

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  •   “etaoin shrdlu” is a combination of two sequences of letters on a hot-lead linotype machine, as every schoolboy who has ever taken a course in typesetting before the advent of computers surely knows.

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  • Infct a grt wrd.

    May 19, 2008

  • Precisely! Thanks much sarra.

    May 19, 2008

  • cf. etaoin shrdlu

    May 12, 2008

  • A mrvlous word if never there was one.

    And yet -- I actually feel like I've seen it before.

    May 12, 2008