Is this arbitrary? Sure it is. But so are a lot of our conventions for writing. It's arbitrary that we write shop instead of shoppe, or phone instead of fone, or that we use ! to emphasize a sentence rather than %.
Manjoo graduated from Cornell University in 2000. While there, he wrote for and then served as editor-in-chief of the Cornell Daily Sun student newspaper. He wrote for Wired News before taking a staff position at Salon.com. In July 2008, Manjoo announced he had accepted a job at Slate magazine, writing a twice-weekly technology column.
« Older Tolls... | The absurd amount of over-laug... Newer »
This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments
Buy a Shirt