Monthly Archives: March 2011

Much Ado About Nothing

I recall that when I learned to type, I was taught to type two spaces after the period following a sentence. Apparently, while this is a very common rule, it is erroneous. Here’s Farhad Manjoo’s delicious rant on the subject … Continue reading

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Civic Duty

For C.S., for many reasons. John Grisham lays down the law: The Feds: The law was quite simple: Every citizen owes to society the duty of giving testimony to aid in the enforcement of the law. And, a witness is … Continue reading

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent

My Fundamental Principle of Parshanus: Any exegetical idea not explicitly contradicted by the Biblical text (and even many that are!) will be proposed by at least one commentator. Here’s a classic example; Rav Shlomo Alkabez cites the suggestions of one … Continue reading

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