car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page



The Los Angeles Times:Hillary Clinton blows name of next Russian president [27 Feb 2008]

So naturally late in the Ohio debate when it came time for the trick question,the kind of TV interview question that got George W. Bush so much unwanted,embarrassing and prolonged attention Read on…

Tunguska Event

I’ve just finished my last exam and posted my final paper,which heralds the end of the fall semester and the beginning of a month of personal reading time. Having written over 10,000 words in the last two days,and with the general feeling that my brain might at any time simply drain like chunky Read on…

Good evening,I’m Wyl. Tim has the night off.

Tim’s taking the rest of the week off,so I’m going to try to fill in for him a bit. It’s finals week for me here in Madison,which means I’m not going to go link crazy,but I thought I’d at least keep the chair warm for Tim until he’s back.

Time Magazine Read on…