In Our Feeds: digital v analog, the ampersand, and 5 Ways to Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day!
By Alex on September 21st, 2012
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!
Do you enjoy a typewriter? How about a vinyl record? Check out this neat article Morgan found on the war between digital v analog.
This next article comes courtesy of Lia (our office grammar and editing guru) Can any of you guess what character was removed from the alphabet but is still used every day? If you said the ampersand, you’re correct!
Having trouble getting back to the grind now that summer has ended? Here’s a neat tip to boost your productivity!
While we may be fans of Kathy Bates and Misery around here, this article is especially exciting for Michael, as he grew up going to see shows at (and volunteering in) the theater here, which has just undergone a major renovation.
Megan loves this article about a Novelist Cynthia Thayer who lost her family’s 153-year-old barn in a fire this year, but readers and writers in her community are helping her rebuild it. She’s been writing about the process on her blog.
Here at OOM we love celebrating National Holidays, so when “Talk like a Pirate Day” came around we couldn’t resist giving a shout out to a Lit Champ, 826 Valencia! Also be sure to check out 5 Ways to Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Have a great weekend, everyone!
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