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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.


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  • It began as a mere hypomania
    But grows ever stronger and zanier,
    First paper and ink
    Now blog, tweet and link -
    The web abets wild typomania.

    June 4, 2015