Dolly Parton, Our Lady of Free Books, and Other News
By Sadie Stein
Did you know Dolly Parton has a discreet career delivering 50 million free books to children, as part of Imagination Library? Of course she does.
Pencil nibbler? These peppermint pencils are designed to stimulate concentration. (You’re actually just intended to sniff them.)
At the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee, participants were to be required not merely to spell but also to define the words in question. This resulted in indignation.
Speaking of! Twitter either showcases, or causes, abhorrent spelling and grammar.
Presented without comment: “A publishing company is spicing up a cross-Canada literary event by adding knitting to the equation.”