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*updated for spelling error*

So I like being read to and my partner has just started reading the super-awesome but admittedly nerdy and very thorough DFW essay ‘Authority and American Usage’, including footnotes AND subfootnotes AND parenthetical asides, and that is pretty much the very essence of the romantic relationship I used to fantasize about in undergrad (I used to daydream about curling up with a loved one in bed during a snowstorm in the early evening after a bottle of wine and reading nerdy essays to each other and also making super-intelligent observations and pretty much just being smart and academic and oh-so-gently tragic, so apart from the winter thing it seems to have all worked out).

Also, this is what you get for dating a linguist.

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