MavEtJu's Distorted View of the World

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Posted on 2008-12-02 19:00:00
Tags: Happiness

The game is simple:
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open it to page 56.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.

Judge Studdert also considered pages describing visits to a Bombay brothel, a Cairo brothel and 'Wilson's Perv Gallery' of nude pin-ups to be obscene, and held that the sex theme 'is played on throughout the whole book' even if only in a suggestive and not legally obscene way - in descriptions of a belly-dance of conversations about brothels, prostitutes and homosexuals and bossoms.
Obscenity, blasphemy, sedition - The rise and fall of literary censorship in Australia by Peter Coleman.

I bought this book for two dollars in a second-hand bookshop. Don't ask me why.

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From: Ollivier Robert
Posted on: 2008-12-02 23:43:04
CommentI don't have a blog so I'll post it here:
« Pour décrire ce caractère dont un glyphe est « ‟ », il aurait été plus facile
de dire « guillemet grec de deuxième niveau » puisque c'est son application
la plus commune. »

Extracted from:
_Fontes et codages_,
Yannis Haralambous

It is a French book on fonts, encoding and all that typography stuff. Very insightful about Unicode issues.


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