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Binge Gardening: Wikipedia explains the em dash—

bingegardening:

The em dash (—), or m dash, m-rule, etc., often demarcates a parenthetical thought or some similar interpolation, such as the following from Nicholson Baker’s The Mezzanine:

At that age I once stabbed my best friend, Fred, with a pair of pinking shears in the base of the neck,…

Binge Gardening: Wikipedia explains the em dash—

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The bestest.

Well done.

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The Dische Reaction: Expat thanksgiving

dische:

No American family in possession of a turkey offered to adopt me this year. For the first time since moving to this country I decided to attend an expat thanksgiving. I had my prejudices: surely American mothers and fathers produced more convincing thanksgiving spreads than my friend Aida’s…

Leon and I attended Bard college at the same time. I wish I could write like he does.

The Dische Reaction: Expat thanksgiving

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Font size isn’t everything.
OR
One was a great writer, the other a colossal hack and all around shitty person.