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shameless pleading

Rest in peese

A truly fascinating obit:

Edward Rondthaler was one of the 20th century’s foremost men of letters — actual, physical, audible letters. As an outspoken advocate of spelling reform, he spent decades trying to impose order on his 26 lawless charges. As a noted typographer who first plied his trade 99 years ago, he helped bring the art of typesetting from the age of hot metal into the modern era.

much more via Edward Rondthaler, 104, Dead; Printer Who Advocated Phonetic Spelling – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com.

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