Friday, January 07, 2005

Potpourri: Aramaic, Snowclones, Album Covers

I wrote this piece last spring for lay audiences; now you can enjoy it. I'll add a link on the right later on.

For those of you who love The Simpsons (as I do), this post on Language Log provides some interesting information on the use of Homer's "mmmm.... [NOUN]." It also mentions a useful new word: "snowclones." Follow the links.

The 10 Worst Album Covers of All Time: This made me weep with laughter, but then I'm a sentimental guy.

Mmmmmm.... Aramaic....

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