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  • TL;DR: Drifting and Distracted Online

    TL;DR: Drifting and Distracted Online

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    TL; DR.

    Too long; didn’t read. TL; DR. I am fascinated by the abbreviation. On first thought it seems altogether reasonable: sometimes people ramble incoherently, go on for too long. You start reading an article and, at some point, deem it a waste of your precious time. But here’s the interesting part: with the TL; DR, you state the fact that it was a waste of your precious time. As Charlie…

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    March 13 – 3 Notes
    #analyses
    #anobium
    #anobiumlit
    #baudrillard
    #Jeroen van Honk
    #metropolitan
    #slider
    #susan sontag
    #the Internet
    #tl;dr
    #urban dictionary
    #whit stillman
    #words
    #writing