:: Tuesday, January 13, 2004 ::

Power to the Panda

The New York Review of Books spots an interesting dedication in the hit book about punctuation 'Eats, Shoots and Leaves,'

The book is dedicated to "the memory of the striking Bolshevik printers
of St. Petersburg," who, Ms. Truss writes, "in 1905 demanded to be paid
the same rate for punctuation marks as for letters, and thereby directly
precipitated the first Russian Revolution."

She should have called the book "Battleship Pedantic". Geddit!?

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