Reverting to type

25Jul07

More on Darren Wershler-Henry’s The Iron Whim: A Fragmented History of Typewriting, via John Latta, who cites the following haunting and incantatory utterance:

Amaranath sasesusos Oronoco initiation secedes Uruguay Philadelphia.

This will be running through my head as I fall asleep tonight…

What? Oh, something to do with aligning the keys. Have you no soul? I’ll have to read this book, though. 344 pages on the history of typewriting? It’s got to be good.

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