Bemused-looking man in blue sweater, glasses low on nose, regards us over his shoulder Avuncular type designer Gerard Unger died last November 23. I was pleased to have met him.

One researcher basically walked out of a conversation with me mid-sentence to chat with “Dr. Unger.” As one would, of course. I was never able to fluently articulate the voiced velar fricatives in his name despite being a linguist.

While You’re Reading remains a triumph of explaining technical concepts to laypeople.

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