Topic: General How appropriate
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8:47pm, Thursday 1 March 2007

The OED's word of the day is "leek". The "A Word A Day" word of the day is "omphaloskepsis". (Ahem.)

Topic: Computers My brain hurts
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11:55pm, Friday 16 February 2007

"Piet is a programming language in which programs look like abstract paintings." That's... neat.

[Piet-1] That program prints "Piet". Obvious, huh?

Topic: General Napping is good for you
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10:53am, Wednesday 14 February 2007

The BBC reports on a Greek health study: "those who took a 30-minute siesta at least three times a week had a 37% lower risk of heart-related death."

Excuse me, I'm just off for a snooze...

Topic: General Word of the day
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11:39am, Thursday 25 January 2007

Ethnochoreology, the study of folk dance, through disciplines such as anthropology, musicology, ethnography, etc. See Wikipedia for more.

(It's not in the OED. So sue me.)

Topic: General Weather
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12:09pm, Tuesday 23 January 2007

It's snowing - but there's still patches of blue sky...

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