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There's no "u" in "solipsism."
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/11/why-great-sign-language-interpreters-are-so-animated/264459/ … Best pop linguistics piece I've seen in ages (clear! accurate! not prescriptivist BS!), on Bloomberg's ASL interpreter.
Wait, we can't put IPA characters in a hashtag? But... but how will we imitate muppet accents?
Binary gender expression is hard. Let's do math and then go shopping.
Is there a convenient way to say that? We need a convenient way to say that. Guys? Someone get on this.
And by "overheard" I mean "someone wrote it online, but it was just conversation and not a blog post, so linking to it feels a little funny"
Why can't you imagine sounds that are higher or lower than your actual range of hearing? http://ask.metafilter.com/238494/Why-cant-I-imagine-frequencies-outside-of-the-range-of-my-hearing …
Searchable Kaqchikel/Spanish vocab at the ALMG. http://www.kaqchikel.almg.org.gt/es/vocabulario.html …
Ooooh. Pretty combinator pictures. http://binarylambda.blogspot.de/2013/03/lambda-diagrams-lambda-diagrams-few.html … h/t @chrisamaphone
"Designated male at birth; subsequently too busy to mess with it." "Designated male at birth—and who knows, maybe they were on to something"
@chrisamaphone http://homepage.psy.utexas.edu/homepage/faculty/pennebaker/reprints/testosterone.pdf … Here's one! Effects of injected testosterone on language use. Tiny sample: one trans guy, one cis guy.
Singing, dancing, typed lambda calculus, the Mesoamerican Linguistic Area -- all the finer things in life.