Searching and replacing in Tolstoy

PJ
PJS
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Tue Jun 05, 2012 1:03 pm Post

I told them.

Back when it first came out, I told them it was a dumb name for an e-reader. A dumb name for anything to do with books. Did no one in Seattle ever read Fahrenheit 451?

But no, they went ahead and did it anyway.

http://futureoftheinternet.org/war-and-nookd

Phil
You can't conquer stupid — or cure it — with more stupid.

Hu
Hugh
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Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:32 pm Post

Disturbing and funny, simultaneously.
'Listen, some quiet night, when you've shirked your work that day. Do you hear
that distant, almost inaudible clicking sound? That's one of your
competitors, working away in the night in
Paris or London or Erie, PA.'