Lisp is very much like a broad nib: you wouldn’t use this for everyday writing, and most of the techniques you’ll necessarily acquire would be useless with any other pen. Yet the very experience of having written a line or two with this kind of pen changes your perception of fonts and strokes, forces you to hold your pen differently, and ultimately changes — for good, I presume — both your handwriting and your approach.

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