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@melissaboiko@scholar.social Maybe “verdura”?

another linguistics meme, silly 

@melissaboiko@scholar.social Also some varieties of Italian, I just remembered (I heard about this from a native of Ancona, but don’t remember if she was describing her hometown dialect or a different one).

linguistics meme, silly 

@melissaboiko@scholar.social This, but with sentence-final “ne” in Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese.

@melissaboiko@scholar.social The closest that comes to mind is an essay titled “Who Flang That Ball?”. exmormon.org/phorum/read.php?2

@Anaphory As must be obvious to you, my first thought was that this is Tolkien fanfic.

@esoterica Hi! This link is broken (I think I've pointed this out before).

Sir Thomas Urquhart was a 17th-century Scottish eccentric who tried to systematize a new language for trigonometry; the law of sines was abbreviated as “eproso”, which (if you know the system) encapsulates its meaning.

blog.plover.com/book/Urquhart-

OMFG A FEDERATED SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORM!

I literally cannot wait to dig into this!! It's what I've been wanting!

olki.loria.fr/platform/

learning friggin Kurmancî 

@elilla Is the image “sensitive content” because it might make the rest of us jealous?

#Accessibility
A color contrast checker that offers alternatives if your color combination has not enough contrast. It would be cool to chose if you want to change background or foreground though but it's still very nice to get suggestions

polypane.app/color-contrast/#f

kanji ideology and minority speakers (1/?) 

@melissaboiko@scholar.social Huh, I always thought it was "mechakucha".

petty thoughts born out of exhaustion 

@melissaboiko@scholar.social Devoiced vowels still have formants! They may be harder to hear, but they can be heard.

Challenge for applied category theory: build a ronavirus, so that the world can be sane again.

RT @DataVizSociety@twitter.com

#DataVisualization can help us make sense of and teach about the coronavirus, but the stakes are high. @abmakulec@twitter.com has 10 considerations to help you #VizResponsibly:

medium.com/nightingale/ten-con

🐦🔗: twitter.com/DataVizSociety/sta

@Anaphory Have you read Liu’s novel “The Three Body Problem”? It likewise relies on a deus ex machina, though is otherwise quite thought-provoking.

@melissaboiko@scholar.social Who's Thorfinn Kárlsefni?

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