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Things We Saw Today: Ziggy Potter, the Boy Who Played Guitar

Things We Saw Today

Designed by Evan Ferstenfeld and Enkel Dika, available for purchase in shirt form over yonder. Nobody tell Ron about the spiders from Mars. (Fashionably Geek)

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Writer Creates Jane Austen Spellcheck List To Get Period Language Correct For Novel

This Exists... Because of A Lady

Have you ever been reading a story, supposedly set in a past time period, and spotted words you just know don't belong? Hugo-award winning author Mary Robinette Kowal has, and she's determined to not let it happen in her books. So she did something ingenius. She compiled a huge list of words from the collected works of Jane Austen and hopes to apply them to her spellcheck dictionary in order to weed out inappropriate usage in her novels. She just needs a little help. 

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