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I Wrote a Clickbait Title. It Went Viral. Then This Happened.

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Some months ago, I read the most absurd article in the Daily Mail. It was about a group of people who made a write-up suggesting that Western-style sheet music notation should be abolished because of its association with colonialism, as part of how Oxford University might overhaul its music curriculum.

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Rebecca Sealfon

Rebecca Sealfon

Former software engineer at Google, U.S. National Spelling Bee champion, and synesthete, based in New York, NY. Loves books, liberal Judaism, and nature.

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