The Electric Typewriter

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19th Feb

by Joy Williams

Babies, babies, babies. There’s a plague of babies. Too many rabbits or elephants or mustangs or swans brings out the myxomatosis, the culling guns, the sterility drugs, the scientific brigade of egg smashers. Other species can ‘strain their environments’ or ‘overrun their range’ or clash with their human ‘neighbours’, but human babies are always welcome at life’s banquet. Welcome, Welcome, Welcome - Live Long and Consume!

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    I wouldn’t say babies suck, but I think there are way too many. Do we really need to keep breeding uncontrollably?...
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    Babies suck.
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