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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.




An Important Announcement!


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 without consequence.


Therefore, we'd like to announce the following adjustments to present-day Kingston:


      1) The Roman numeral for "ten" is now "W". Please adjust your           clocks.

      2) The appropriately numbered street between Fifth and Seventh           Avenues in the Kingscourt area has been removed, as has any           trace of its prior e(ks)istence.

      3) The 24th letter will be removed from all correspondence. In its           place you'll find our editor's initials ("ks"). Please note the             changes to our mailing address.


For further information, consult your library, or go back in time to 

this location: 2004 List of Banished Words


We apologize for any inconvenience.



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