Dr James B. Calvert edit / delete

A site about... everything. I think I got here via the comprehensive section on railway signalling, then got sucked into the tutorial on ancient Greek and the history of the telegraph.

to greek history latin linguistics maths physics railways science telegraph ... on 18 January 2015

Language Log ยป English is a Dialect of Germanic; or, The Traitors to Our Common Heritage edit / delete

Describing the relationship between Mandarin and Cantonese, using English and German as an analogy. Very neat.

to cantonese chinese english german language linguistics mandarin ... on 08 September 2013

The Language of Food edit / delete

Very interesting. Shame it's not been updated in a while!

to amusements cooking etymology food history language linguistics ... on 08 April 2013

WordsEye Login edit / delete

Makes 3D scenes from textual descriptions (e.g. "the bottle is on the huge table"). Very neat.

to amusements graphics linguistics ... on 25 June 2008

Mark Rosenfelder's Metaverse edit / delete

All sorts of fun stuff -- but particularly the splendidly-detailed Verduria universe, and the analysis of the Syldavian language from Tintin.

to amusements chinese comics conlang language linguistics translation ... on 24 February 2007

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