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The Ballpoint Pen June 4, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — Shanna @ 8:19 pm

When I was in Florida, Tillie Nachman had said, “The ballpoint pen has been the biggest single factor in the decline of Western Civilization. It makes the written word cheap, fast, and totally without character.” (from The View from Saturday by E L Konigsburg)

I wonder what Tillie Nachman would think about what computers have done to the written word.

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