Language

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Dolphins speak in holographic language

  Very cool! via http://yournewswire.com/scientists-reveal-that-dolphins-speak-in-a-holographic-language/ UPDATE:The comme... read more

Musical sign language interpreters

  That must be some fast signing. I'd like to see that. I guess they show the beat by tapping their feet? It's got me curious. We are SO excited to tell y'all that Musical Sign Language Interpreters will b... read more

Mystery solved

  I solved an old mystery today, thanks to one of the Russian language podcasts I've been listening to lately. It's a phase I'm going through. I'm starting to listen to Hindi, Chinese and Brazi... read more

Wordnik

  Wordnik. Cool website for those who like words. I love how they provide samples from actual articles on the internet.And they actually provide an answer ... read more

dinkum

  (DING-kuhm) , also dinky-di, fair dinkum, adjective True; honest; genuine. Etymology Probably derived, like many other Australian words, from English dialect. The counties of Lincolnshire and Derbyshire had a word dinkum or dincu... read more

parsimonious

  (par-si-MO-nee-uhs) adjective: Excessively sparing or frugal. Etymology From Middle English parcimony, from Latin parsimonia, from parcere (to spare). First recorded use: 1598. Usage "President ... read more

Lesson for today

  There is an old hotel/pub in Marble Arch, London which used to have gallows adjacent. Prisoners were taken to the gallows (after a fair trial, of course) to be hung. The horse drawn dray, carting the prisoner was accompanied by an armed guard, who wo... read more

Regenerated Aug 18 2017