The sad decline of hereinbefore

English-speaking lawyers getting all progressive ca. 1860?


In 1950, though, the future is abandoned for the trough.

Wanted: an elegantry for “bollocks amusing enough to pass some time between clauses”.

Proof that Google is using Japanese OCR technology.

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