Archive for November, 2005

Latest ‘Flap’ : African labiodental practices

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

SIL is reporting a flap symbolic of certain labiodental practices in central and southeastern Africa.

Choose Your Own Career in Linguistics!

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

Choose Your Own Career in Linguistics Hint: To win great glory, double major in physics, and work on the temporal wormhole project.

Logical fallacies

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

Daughter Jane is taking an ATYP writing skills course, part of which is learning about the standard logical fallacies. Unfortunately, the website that hosted a good list of them, by Mike LaBossiere, has been down for a while. Fortunately, LaBossiere has allowed us to republish them, and so here it ...

Death of print media?

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

'05 Proving To Be Worst Newspaper Year Since the last time it was bad. If you had to choose, would you prefer to see the Internet, or print media, die?