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Disorder of a Man of Letters — Xah Belles-lettres

From the haughty emotions of lexicon, stylistic concerns, decipherment of grammar and idioms, linguisticality, literature, and logicality.

lord of the rings, sucks

No vs Doesn't, Don't, Does Not, Do Not

Removed returning a list of changes for all commands. The idea was, when called in lisp, it return the list of changes. In practice, when called interactively, the usually big return list printed into message buffer is very annoying. There is a proper way to fix it, but no have time now.

english writing no vs dont 2024-02-13
english writing no vs dont 2024-02-13

Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Australia, Austria

the world is big. and with today's tech, u can literally drop anywhere, and see its people and buildings.

switzerland 2024-02-05
switzerland 2024-02-05

ninety percent of everything is crap

sturgeon law 2024-02-01
sturgeon law 2024-02-01
halfway house 2022-07-08
halfway house 2022-07-08
vernacular lang 2022-06-23
vernacular lang 2022-06-23
etymology gourmet 2023-11-14
etymology gourmet 2023-11-14
A Conversation with Bertrand Russell (1952)
Manufacturing Intellect
Jul 10, 2020

Emily Dickinson -- massive abuse of dash

English orthography. Is there a good reason, to spell Ukraine with the e at the end?