Today we celebrate the memory of Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky – scholar, typist and unofficial patron saint of the Internet. It is said that the Episcopalian bishop of Shanghai spent twenty years translating the Bible into the Wenli dialect, disabled by Parkinsons (or was it stroke?) and typing all the while with one finger.

Something far greater than Jonah is there.
Russian Jew American Christian Chinaman
Yoked twenty years and more to your chair.
Who can bear to hear that this is God’s plan?

Robert M. Cooper

As Dave Barry would say, “I am not making this up.”