Talk:The Buffalo Public Library in 1983

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Information about this edition
Source: The Proceedings have been digitized by the Open Content Alliance. The raw OCR text was found here and proofread against this facsimile PDF.
Contributor(s): LA2
Level of progress:

Favorite quotes:

  • With electric illumination we are both light and cool.

Language of the times:

  • electric glow-lamp (meaning: light bulb)
  • telefone, fonograf, fotografy, biografy (written with f)
  • their personal intercourse with the students enable them to give every book to that reader to whom it will do most good (intercourse meaning: interaction, dialog)
  • As to appearance, the outside of the building is very effective (effective meaning: to have an effect, to impress, to be impressive)