Wednesday, February 20, 2008

restrained by power relations


Casey writes, "After a few hours in the thrift store, my friends and I went to the counter to check out and saw this sign above a bin of what did indeed appear to be books. Never has the saying "don't judge a book by its cover" seemed so...Philosophy 101!"

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

With the two colors, these seem to be double QMs. Does one color negate the other? Are they QMs or not?

Andi said...

Do two quotation marks make a right?

Marlyn said...

How much were they charging for the "free" "books"?

Jeff said...

So they're booklike objects I have to pay for?

Ruth said...

Andi: I think two quotation marks make a mistake.

TheJay said...

Are they really captive pamphlets?

Anonymous said...

First, a set of black QMs. Then blue QMs around those. Then triple underlines under each word. Okay, I get it! Free books! Sheesh.

eilbeback said...

Sigh... is it too much to ask that people who sell books be literate? Guess so...

Anonymous said...

^
no, but you don't have to be a genius to give 'em away.

The Shark Guys said...

Ah, makes sense...as economists will tell you: 'there's no such thing as a free lunch' (or 'free' 'books' for that matter)

Anonymous said...

at least they're free. did you know that Voose TEA JaNe is going for upwards of $16 these days?? outrageous.

jeff biebighauser said...

I think this is your best title ever.

bethany said...

thanks, Jeff. I said to my roommate "I just made a foucault joke on my punctuation blog. I am really quite geeky."