everywhere! I read a lot of it here, well actually when I notice it I usually don't finish reading it because its painful to read. Also I don't know what BB is I don't speak computer, and I don't shorten words. It takes a half second longer just to type the whole thing out. Whats the difference. I don't think Kerouac is pretentious at all. He is just telling the story, and the way he writes is amazing. Truly original, and completely impossible to imitate.