October 11th, 2004

Fredcritter

Pamphlet Titles

They Just Don’t Make Pamphlet Titles Like They Used To….

A book I'm reading mentions a pamphlet Thomas Müntzer wrote against Martin Luther in the early 16th century; it was titled: The most amply called-for defence and answer to the unspiritual soft-living flesh at Wittenberg.

Methinks pale by comparison our current pamplet titles: 10 Things You Should Know About Tick Bites; or Communism: Threat or Menace; or Smoking is Bad For you; or Backyard Metallurgy for Fun & Profit….

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