Geeky typography humor

The World's Longest Dash. Discovered by Daddyo in the 1938 version of the Hardy Boys mystery The Mark on the Door. (Photo: Shala Howell)
The World’s Longest Dash. Discovered by Daddyo in the 1938 version of the Hardy Boys mystery The Mark on the Door. (Photo: Shala Howell)

Daddyo, interrupting his interpretative reading of The Hardy Boys’ The Mark on the Door, “Mommyo, you have to look at this. It’s the world’s longest dash.”

Mommyo, appreciatively: “It’s like an em-en-oh-pee dash.”

Posting has been light this summer, and sadly will remain so for a little while. I plan to return to a more regular blogging schedule once The Six-Year-Old returns to school in September. But for right now, helping The Six-Year-Old adjust to her new life in Chicago seems more important than writing about how The Six-Year-Old is adjusting to her new life in Chicago. Hope you are all enjoying the summer while it’s here. It’s been lovely and cool here, which is of course giving me nightmares about winter.

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4 comments

    • Yeah, Boston basically got Chicago winter weather two days later. So that’s hopeful, she typed very slowly in hopes that Mother Nature wouldn’t take her comments as a personal challenge.

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