A woman my age should probably not be talking about her periods, but here I go: I can't stop following them with a double tap on the space bar. Most people of my generation don't even understand this lament. 'Why would you want to stop?' they ask. 'That's how it should be.'
I decided to bring just one book, to act as a symbol of my monumental move (as a former Literature major, everything is symbolic to me). The one I chose was the newer edition of Strunk and White's The Elements of Style with beautiful illustrations by Maira Kalman.
Jefferson's lack of concern regarding the use of the apostrophe, as a Founding Father, suggests that there is a tradition in the United States regarding the tyrannical imposition of a "regulated" apostrophe.