The Exceptions that Proof the Rule

Just reviewed the page proofs for the remaining 10 or so chapters of my book. It looks like it’s coming in “short,” under 700 page, but I may be miscounting. Found remarkably few errors: a misplaced callout here, a minor typo that eluded everyone throughout the editorial process there. It’s starting to look like a bouncy baby book.
My mind twisted a menu bar today, thinking:

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