Ahead on impulse power

Thursday, New Year’s Eve. Whoopee!

Bruce Mohl lists all the things legislators still have to do on Beacon Hill before they adjourn.

Operation Warp Speed promised 20 million vaccinations by the end of the year. With one day to go they’ve delivered 2 million. Better get some more dilithium crystals to speed things up.

From Dig Boston: “Mass Action Against Police Brutality is demanding the persecution of police.” A typo, no doubt. Possibly. Maybe.

Are you one of those two spaces at the end of a sentence people? Then you’ll be happy to read this study that suggests that using two spaces increases your brain’s ability to process text. But you won’t be happy that the study itself uses only one space after each sentence because, of course, that’s the proper and correct method.

And, sadly, Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island, has died of Covid. That leaves Ginger as the only remaining castaway.

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