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Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

Every Friday I point you towards some recommended reading around the blogosphere:

1. Here’s a really smart – and sobering – analysis of the economics of blogging at Nate Silver’s excellent Five Thirty Eight  blog at The New York Times.

2. Love this post about the history of euphemisms in the Boston Globe Idea’s section. Who knew that “undertaker” once referred to someone who “undertakes a task?”

3. Some words of wisdom over at the Dear Sugar advice column on The Rumpus about what a 40-something might tell a 20-something about adulthood. (Warning: Profanity)

4. So delighted to discover this treasure: Missed Connections, a blog that highlights found messages sent between strangers. (Hat Tip: Murph’s Musings)

5. Finally, 18 really great book club suggestions, courtesy of A Modern Mother. Great list! I’m going to hang onto this…