Blurt!Commonplace Book

“A lawful evil character ‘plays by the rules but without mercy or compassion.’ The New Yorker uses jarring diereses to prevent misreading of words that no one has trouble reading, and it doubles consonants in words like focussed because it said so, that’s why.” (Jonathon Owen, “The Style Guide Alignment Chart”)

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 8:40:55pm PDT