Reading Week Ending 2/4

Yes, reading includes watching videos sometimes.

[…]suggests something of what it has truly meant, over the centuries, for people to read. This is all about paying attention, listening to what others (and not only human others) have to tell, and being advised by it. In Old English, the word ‘read’ originally meant to observe, to take counsel, and to deliberate (Howe 1992). One who has done so is consequently ‘ready’ for the tasks ahead.

On Being Tasked with the Problem of Inhabiting the Page, via Ruth Malan, referencing Nicholas Howe, “The Cultural Construction of Reading in Anglo-Saxon England” in The Ethnography of Reading (1992),