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A good way to impress people at parties. Not.

I don’t recommend this, but ...

Now we all know that the best way to get under a page limit is to write concisely. But sometimes, like Blaise Pascal, we don’t have time to make it shorter. And sometimes, like the J. Geils Band, we do get desperate. With that in mind, here’s a video showing how you can stretch a writing to fill a page quota by changing the size of the periods from 12-point to 14-point. Maybe the same thing works in reverse, squeezing a 21-page brief into a 20-pager. If you want, give it a try, but you didn’t hear it from me.