Daily Archives: August 9th, 2006

Hitting triple figures


Doing the proofreading for Distributed Proofreaders – the Project Gutenberg thingo – and I’ve got into triple figures in the rankings! I’m at 995, which means that overnight – when the Americanos get in – I will presumably be kicked back a way. But I’ve got in once… now my aim is to stay in the triple overnight. J thinks I am getting obsessed…. I’m just having fun.

Hamlet at the printer

On this show, some pop-science thing, there was a throw-away comment about how 400 years ago, Shakespeare would have been sending the final draft of Hamlet to the printers.