making distinctions.

Ah, Melvil Dui, bless you and your crazy spelling ideas. Crazy compared to what? Oh I don’t know… I admire your ardor for efficiency and consistency.

And this made me laugh and laugh:

–From pages 6 and 7 of Dewey’s Simplified Library School Rules: Card Catalog, Accession, Book Numbers, Shelf List, Capitals, Punctuation, Abbreviations, Library Handwriting, Boston: Library Bureau, 1904, as found on Google Books.

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