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Rogueclassicism tipped me off to the existence of The Flow of History, a cool site with brief summaries of various world history topics. The site also has many, many graphic representations of key points in the form of flow charts. … Continue reading
After reading Geoffrey Pullum’s rant about misunderstandings of the subjunctive mood today at Language Log, I am even more mystified by this fairly commonplace explanation of the Latin subjunctive. Share this: Digg this postRecommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the … Continue reading
Google.org has launched a new initiative called the Endangered Languages Project. According to the website, With the Endangered Languages Project, Google puts its technology at the service of the organizations and individuals working to confront the language endangerment by documenting, … Continue reading
I thought this story about Presidential descendants was interesting: Former President John Tyler, born 221 years ago, still has two living grandchildren. The one-term president isn’t a well-known historical figure; he’s probably best remembered for helping to push through the … Continue reading
Jim Davila notes a Jerusalem Post article about descendants of the House of David Are you a descendant of the House of David? If you have ever wondered if blue blood flows through your veins, you might consider visiting the … Continue reading
Here’s an apt description of William Shakespeare’s contribution to the English language. If you follow the link, there’s also an interesting story to go with it: You know when you’re making a pot you put it on a wheel, you … Continue reading
Via MTV: It deals extensively with souls — about keeping them whole and the evil required to split them in two. After one hero falls beyond the veil of life, his whispers are still heard. It starts with the premise … Continue reading
Mark Liberman of Language Log asks, “Is a bad writing system a Good Thing?” He wonders whether there is a correlation between the difficulty of a language’s writing system and cultural and economic advancement. There are some simple factors that … Continue reading
Is homework a waste of time? David Brooks points to a new study that says yes—except for math. I have two comments about this study. First, the researchers look at “hours of homework assigned.” But teachers don’t assign “hours” of … Continue reading