“If you put 100 Monks with typewriters in a room long enough, eventually you’ll get Hamlet.”
That is a truly Middle-Aged man – I hear he’s doing wonderful things with movable type now…
“No, I don’t need a rush order.”
“That tribe of Amazons down the road can get it to me within a week.”
Is it worth the wait for his lofty words?
Just imagine what a room full of Sloths could do?!
Wait! Brother Dominic has a Xerox machine.
Revisit “The Name of the Rose.” A great medieval mystery with lots of scriptorium stuff in the plot. (Umberto Eco.)
That new trendy retro book store — Scribes R-eth Us.
See, I totally missed the monk’s robe, and thought it was a pregnancy reference. Like, she wanted a book about pregnancy, but it wouldn’t arrive until she’d no longer need it…
How long does the room have to be ?
July 17, 2015