Pre-Blog Snark

Back in the 80s, how did autodidact polymaths bitch about pendantic details while reading books?  Why, by writing in them.

Yeah, OK, that’s a missing word…
Er… No… She did forgive him in the middle of talking, I think.
Well, it’s “Ostende” in French, but fine.
But every single time the word appears?
Well, this is a mystery, and that he seems to understand English suddenly might be a… clue… And I’d add a “he” before “does not” there, I think.

I like finding scribbles in books.  Tee hee.

(It’s a Marion Babson mystery.  It was OK.)

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