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This dry cleaner’s, across from the Loblaws at Manning and Dupont, was abandoned over the spring. Guys in hazmat suits later cleaned the place out. (I thought I had a photo, but now I cannot find it.) It’s been up for lease, admittedly with an imperfect sign, ever since.

Mattress sits propped against plate-glass window labelled DRY CLEANERS 1 HOUR SERVICE in different fonts

Why is this not a Seatonbucks or a Suction Village?

   (2006.11.13)

In which I call for a Toronto Typographic Charter. (I suppose that is redundant with the post title)

   (2006.11.13)

Notes from a memorial celebration for Sid Adilman, 68, held 2006.11.12 in Toronto. (“Sid loved a public inquiry”)

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