Bringhurst

Based on The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst.
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8.27.2010 Introduction / Samsa’s Dream

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Now onto the dummy text: One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff sections. The bedding was hardly able to cover it and seemed ready to slide off any moment.

His many legs, pitifully thin compared with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he looked. “What’s happened to me? ” he thought. It wasn’t a dream. His room, a proper human room although a little too small, lay peacefully between its four familiar walls. A collection of textile samples lay spread out on the table - Samsa was a travelling salesman - and above it there hung a picture that he had recently cut out of an illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame.

It showed a lady fitted out with a fur hat and fur boa who sat upright, raising a heavy fur muff that covered the whole of her lower arm towards the viewer. Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather.

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8.27.2010

Well, there’s still some hope; once I’ve got the money together to pay off my parents’ debt to him — another five or six years I suppose — that’s definitely what I’ll do. That’s when I’ll make the big change.

8.26.2010

Getting up early all the time, it makes you stupid. You’ve got to get enough sleep.

Gregor Samsa, Die Verwandlung

8.25.2010

When we give up symbols and opinions, aren’t we left in the utter nothingness of being, a well-argued volume of shit?

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If I didn’t have my parents to think about I’d have given in my notice a long time ago, I’d have gone up to the boss and told him just what I think, tell him everything I would, let him know just what I feel.

He’d fall right off his desk! And it’s a funny sort of business to be sitting up there at your desk, talking down at your subordinates from up there, especially when you have to go right up close because the boss is hard of hearing. Well, there’s still some hope; once I’ve got the money together to pay off my parents’ debt to him — another five or six years I suppose — that’s definitely what I’ll do. That’s when I’ll make the big change. First of all though, I’ve got to get up, my train leaves at five.

8.24.2010

You Don't Know Me

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One of my favorites.

8.22.2010

Another gorgeous theme by yours truly.

8.20.2010

His boss would certainly come round with the doctor from the medical insurance company, accuse his parents of having a lazy son, and accept the doctor’s recommendation not to make any claim as the doctor believed that no-one was ever ill but that many were workshy.

8.15.2010 Directions to Olive Garden

Tourist:

Could you give us directions to Olive Garden?

New Yorker:

No, but I could give you directions to an actual Italian restaurant.

Tourist:

Okay, where is it?

New Yorker:

Over there! Right across the street, on your left.

Tourist:

Thanks so much!