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On Writing: An Abecedarian via The Hudson Review [Shared]

a·be·ce·dar·i·an| ˌābēsēˈderēən | adjective 1 arranged alphabetically: in abecedarian sequence. 2 rudimentary; elementary: abecedarian technology. On Writing: An Abecedarian | The Hudson Review Alphabet. As notes score music, so the alphabet scores speech. Letters are notes for the music of language, and this explains two archaic practices that once mystified me. Until … Continue reading

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What I’m Listening To…Alphabetical Order – 99% Invisible [Audio] [Podcast]

Alphabetical Order – 99% Invisible In much of the western world, alphabetical order is simply a default we take for granted. It’s often the one we try first — or the one we use as a last resort when all … Continue reading

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