Publisher's Note, January 2004:
You may have noticed that the Jaywalker comes out on a different day
each month. This is not how we
would like it to be. Our dream is to come out early in the month, but old
problems persist while new ones barge in. Please bear with us, as we go through
our growing pains - we have many exciting things in store for 2004. Happy New
Year, and thanks for supporting our sponsors, who in turn support us.
A Dream Come Nightmare!
We at Jaywalker have long dreamt of
disrupting the time-space continuum through a variety of low-key tactics. Thanks
to our time travel capabilities, and to a greater degree pure chance, a
petition to disrupt the English language was successful, and Jaywalker has
removed the 24th letter from the English alphabet. This letter had been so
terribly overused in various media and product names in recent years, that we
simply could not sit idly by - so we took the initiative, went back in time, and
lobbied for its banishment from the language.
Unfortunately, we were not e(ks)perienced
with time travel; arriving at a time before we even e(ks)isted,
which resulted in a parado(ks). This had led to a series of undesirable
consequences, which necessitated even deeper time travel to correct.
Regrettably, this too was not
Therefore, we'd like to announce the following adjustments to
The Roman numeral for "ten" is now "W". Please adjust
The appropriately numbered street between Fifth and Seventh
Avenues in the Kingscourt area has been removed, as has any
trace of its prior e(
Kingscourt area has been removed, as has any trace of its prior e(ks)istence.
The 24th letter will be removed from all correspondence. In its
place you'll find
For further information, consult your library, or go back in time to
We apologize for any inconvenience.
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