Phoned-in Fridays: Bic v. Biro edition

https://i1.wp.com/sg.jobstreet.com/logos/agenalogos/bic_logo_copy2.jpg

VS     https://i2.wp.com/www.blinman.com/biro_1.jpg

Have you ever noticed that in British Fiction, it’s always a half-chewed Biro, while this side of the pond, we leave our dental imprints on Bics? I’m partial, I have to say, to the cheap Biro–that rigid, transparent casing doesn’t give so easily.  Meanwhile, here are some random links.

Boing Boing guest blogger Mat Honan preaches to the choir re: the evils of Microsoft Word, and gets Susan Orlean’s support.

Getting jiggy with Richard Price.

Publishing, like everything else, is going straight in the abbatoir.

You will learn that use of the second person will get your attention more effectively than other persons.

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Published in: on February 20, 2009 at 5:21 pm  Leave a Comment  

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