February 1, 2009KR BlogUncategorized

Short Takes

Katha Pollitt wants print media to do better (on this subject, we can agree). Philadelphia libraries still aren’t closing yet.

Need a job? Rewrite your resume in 140 characters.

Obama poems from 1981, published in Feist. (via Maud Newton and Readerville)

No word for lying? Language Log investigates.

Birmingham has outlawed apostrophes on public street signs.

In case you’ve been under a rock this week: I’m sorry to tell you John Updike has passed away.

On a cuter note, the Puppy Bowl is tomorrow, and here is a video of kittens on a Roomba.