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2:00PM Water Cooler Martin Luther King Day 2019

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Dear patient readers, since this is both a travel day for me and Martin Luther King Day, I’m going to be lazy and put up some MLK material only. Tomorrow I will return at full force. Talk amongst yourselves! –lambert * * * By Lambert Strether of Corrente. That was then: The FBI's 'suicide letter' to #MLK “There is only one thing left for you to do,” the author warns vaguely in the final paragraph. “You know what it is.” Part of J. Edgar Hoover's campaign to discredit the great civil rights leader.https://t.co/iyttrp4RQs pic.twitter.com/BmDkWfxY7J — Mark Elliott (@markmobility) January 21, 2019 This is now, or not: Today, on the anniversary of his assassination, the FBI honors the life, work, & commitment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to justice. pic.twitter.com/WZInYKQx2g — FBI

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Dear patient readers, since this is both a travel day for me and Martin Luther King Day, I’m going to be lazy and put up some MLK material only. Tomorrow I will return at full force. Talk amongst yourselves! –lambert

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By Lambert Strether of Corrente.

That was then:

This is now, or not:

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Gamers who get the importance of the Oxford comma:

Those bright young gamers really are crying out for a political figure to enter their maze of twisty little passages, all alike. Who will be the first? Granted, “austerity” is not a verb, at least not yet (and why indeed not?) But they have demands! We know what they are! More verbs! And this is a good demand, the best demand: You don’t take power with adjectives, for pity’s sake.

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Readers, feel free to contact me at lambert [UNDERSCORE] strether [DOT] corrente [AT] yahoo [DOT] com, with (a) links, and even better (b) sources I should curate regularly, (c) how to send me a check if you are allergic to PayPal, and (d) to find out how to send me images of plants. Vegetables are fine! Fungi are deemed to be honorary plants! If you want your handle to appear as a credit, please place it at the start of your mail in parentheses: (thus). Otherwise, I will anonymize by using your initials. See the previous Water Cooler (with plant) here. Today’s plant (TH):

2:00PM Water Cooler Martin Luther King Day 2019

TH writes: “Rosemary and some sort of Agave cactus at the Centennial Farm area of the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California.”

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