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I split my infinitives


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humansofnewyork:

"I’ve sold fish in the market for the last thirty years, because I never had the chance to go to university. Recently my daughter graduated from Makerere, which is one of the best schools in the country. When I walked through the gates to attend her graduation, I felt so happy, because I never thought I’d see the inside of a university."(Kampala, Uganda)

humansofnewyork:

"I’ve sold fish in the market for the last thirty years, because I never had the chance to go to university. Recently my daughter graduated from Makerere, which is one of the best schools in the country. When I walked through the gates to attend her graduation, I felt so happy, because I never thought I’d see the inside of a university."

(Kampala, Uganda)

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codeorg:

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Elizabeth Bacon
Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Bacon teaches several computer science classes but she isn’t a teacher, exactly. She’s a counselor whose school didn’t offer computer science a few years ago. She proposed the idea for a course and offered to write the curriculum and teach it herself.

Amazing. Take notes…

(Source: code.org, via aftonhimmel)

allthingslinguistic:

The Lambda Calculus is often used in semantics as a way of representing meaning in a manner more independent of the specific words used in a particular language. For example, “the cat chased the dog”, “the dog was chased by the cat”, and “le chat a chassé le chien” would all have the same representation because they have the same literal meaning, despite a few pragmatic differences, such as putting focus on the dog or being comprehensible only to speakers of French. 

This accessible introduction to the Lambda Calculus is aimed at philosophers, but since semantics and philosophy end up having certain areas of intersection, it’s also very useful for linguists. Excerpt: 

It might look frighteningly mathematical from a distance (it has a greek letter in it, after all!), so nobody outside of academic computer science tends to look at it, but it is unbelievably easy to understand. And if you understood it, you might end up with a much better intuition of computation. […]

Don’t be intimidated by the word “calculus”! It does not have any complicated formulae or operations. All it ever does is taking a line of letters (or symbols), and performing a little cut and paste operation on it. As you will see, the Lambda Calculus can compute everything that can be computed, just with a very simple cut and paste.

To follow that, here are some notes on the Lambda Calculus as it relates to linguistics

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mysoulhasgrowndeep-liketherivers:

elionking:

sizvideos:

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i’mma do all of this but sans alcohol

shit let’s get fucked up

But why doesn’t this watermelon have seeds O_O

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Hi there! I've found your blog by coincidence and I'm totally in love with it. I study applied linguistic myself. Everytime I see a new post, it reminds me of a lecture of mine, which was one of the best I've ever had. All of your posts are just soo accurate. They always make my day. :) Btw, how many languages do you speak? asked by joannamarianna

linguistsagainsthumanity:

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Submitted (in various forms) by @fibermancy, @estifito, and dftba-starkids

A huge no-no

linguistsagainsthumanity:

"Center embedded sorrow."  Submitted by @tjp.


Real life embedding NEVER goes this far… mind aggressive recursion, guys ♧

linguistsagainsthumanity:

"Center embedded sorrow."  Submitted by @tjp.

Real life embedding NEVER goes this far… mind aggressive recursion, guys ♧

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cioa:

In principio era il Verbo

cioa:

In principio era il Verbo

dame-de-pique:

Oscar Gustav Rejlander
Study for “The Two Ways of Life”, 1857.

dame-de-pique:

Oscar Gustav Rejlander

Study for “The Two Ways of Life”, 1857.

leprincelointain:

Leopold Schmutzler (1864-1941), Salome mit dem Haupt Johannes des Täufers - 1919

leprincelointain:

Franz Hein (1863-1927), Nymphe des Eaux.

leprincelointain:

Maurice Lalau (1881-1961), “She Died Beside Him”, The Romance of Tristram & Iseult - 1909

leprincelointain:

Maurice Lalau (1881-1961), “She Died Beside Him”, The Romance of Tristram & Iseult - 1909

Hello

Hello

maudelynn:

Gertrude Hoffman, by Frank Bangs, c.1917 

maudelynn:

Gertrude Hoffman, by Frank Bangs, c.1917 

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leprincelointain:

Si spiritus pro nobis, quis contra nos ?
Gabriele d’Annunzio (1863-1938)

leprincelointain:

Si spiritus pro nobis, quis contra nos ?

Gabriele d’Annunzio (1863-1938)

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W il RE on Flickr.W il RE

W il RE on Flickr.

W il RE

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