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Etymology in Color

Postby Slava » Mon May 07, 2012 4:37 pm

Here's an interesting and colorful idea on how to parse text:

http://ideasillustrated.com/blog/2012/0 ... d-origins/
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Postby eberntson » Thu May 31, 2012 1:34 pm

Fascinating! So perhaps if you analyze someones speech pattern you might be able to figure out their cultural persuasions, and figure out a likelihood of what other languages they speak.
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Fear less, hope more;
eat less, chew more;
whine less, breathe more;
talk less, say more,
and all good things will be yours.
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Postby Slava » Thu May 31, 2012 9:07 pm

Well, I guess we'll to wait and see what people end up doing with this. Or find a way to do it ourselves.
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