Amusing myself with anachronisms

As I’m working on my article (which, no, I will not be able to finish today, sigh), I sometimes mistype the Cmd+I to begin italicization on titles, such that I end up just hitting “i.” This leads to titles like iDictionary and iJourney, which are theoretically plausible neologisms in our modern world of iPods and iReporters. However, since the “i” is being (mis-)appended to 18th-century works by Samuel Johnson, they’re being transformed into highly anachronistic titles, which amuses me (if no one else).

Update: I’ve been urged to note that I did, in fact, finish my article on Friday afternoon. It’s out for final review with my professors before I submit it for publication. Exciting!

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