Leonard and Sumana's personal notebook

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xubingdotcom: We saw this at the Met; it was great

xubingdotcom: Yeah, it's great

Shiren the Wanderer 2 Translation - GBAtemp.net: Shiren 1 is one of my all-time favorite roguelikes.

: Richie Yan's weblog title translated: " 浸在苏打水里的玩偶 Baptist soda in the water of the Dolls 模糊的看着瓶子外面三维空间里那些扭曲的不叫自己动物的人 Fuzzy looked at the bottle outside the three-dimensional space of those distortions do not call themselves animal people "

Language Log: You say feminine, I say masculine, let's call the whole thing off: HA! We are redeemed! And why the hell should nouns be gendered anyway?!

Language Log: The Etiology and Elaboration of a Flagrant Mistranslation : For Sumana, in peurility.

May I take your order?: UPDATE: Doh, it's exactly the "west bean" menu except a year and a half later and I'd forgotten most of the jokes. Go look at stir-fried wikipedia.

Raphael Carter's Darmok Dictionary: Oh, knowing what the Benzite got reprimanded for makes you a nerd? Not writing the definitive analysis of language in "Darmok"?

How to Irritate and Annoy People in the Name of Blogging: yep. "So you won't take ownership?" Sometimes it's psychobabble + corporatespeak. Bleargh.

crapulence. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. : The best word ever!

WordNet for Ruby - Trac: To the meter of "Pigs in Spaaaace!"

GATE Documentation: Language library

Learn Kannada - bangalorebest.com: OK, I'm just going to memorize some phrases

"Verbatim" - Erin McKean speaks at Google - Google Video: Sounds like the title to an IF game

FSI Language Courses: Holy crap!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logogram: Best explanation of how logograms make it possible to read languages you don't speak: "The reader will recognise the meaning of 1, whether it is called one, ichi or wâhid in the language of the writer."

Metaphors We Compute By: This object is like a metaphor

Ruby Linguistics - Trac: wordnet integration == awesome

Latin for Beginners: The project I'll never start

Ecolanguage.Net: This is what Newspeak would look like if 1984 were a cyberpunk novel written in the early 1990s. PS: by Mike Okuda.

IBM: ICU Demonstration - Unicode Browser: Non-DIY Unicode browser

John Wilkins - An Essay Toward a Real Character and a Philosophical Language: If only he had completed this book, we would have had THE SEMANTIC WEB

Kevin's Word List Page: Old favorite, it's got a thesaurus

GATE, A General Architecture for Text Engineering: see if this is any good

Bisqwit's Japanese language related tools - list: Star constellations?

Unicode Chart - IanAlbert.com: Looks like a job for bittorrent

L.A. Daily News - Their Opinion: I had an "NPR announcer" sketch along these lines. "Kkhoasei Kkhuitiaairrez works for the Los Angeles DPW. When he emigrated from Teeehwhaauna he had only a few dollars to his name, but now he can afford a two-bedroom house in La Habra..."

DevCon: Munging: one of the funniest slides i've ever seen

Harry Frankfurt's "On Bullshit": sure, why not

Get a Chinese Name: cute little algorithm

socialfiction.org: carthographic sadism. gabber avant-gardism. disco socialism. : this is indeed cool (via yoz)

http://www.tug.org/ftp/texlive/Contents/live/texmf/omega/otp/uni2char/out88591.otp: man

HovpoH - var'aq - Klingon Programming Language: Notable for 'va'raq for Pakleds'

WebRing: hub: Treasure trove of weird programming languages

IBAL Tutorial: "Hello world" has probability 1

Homespring: "Whenever a line of input is read, it is encapsulated in a salmon."

Index of /Chomsky/Noam_Chomsky_Comics: "How could you buy me a laptop? You're a dog."

Japanese for the Western Brain: Comparative linguistic analysis

Linguist's Search Engine : Forcing semantics onto the non-semantic web

MARC Code List for Languages: If you think there are too many skinnable MP3 players, whatever you do, don't look at this list of HUMAN LANGUAGES.

Semantics at ISI - VerbOcean: Drowning in the VerbOcean

: "these semantics are SHAREWARE"

ASSERT -- English Semantic Parser: NLP with online demonstration

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hapax: The word for "Boswellize"

Charming Python: Get started with the Natural Language Toolkit: David Mertz strikes again. Printed out but not read.

MultilingualWebmaster >> where the web is headed: about language (english specifically)


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