harmonygritz has looked up 143 words, created 5 lists, listed 105 words, written 13 comments, added 2 tags, and loved 0 words.

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  • Early entries are from a paper by Cal State Monterey Bay librarians. They had me at robust corpus, actually...

    September 27, 2013

  • Bren (or Bren gun) is "a lightweight quick-firing gun used by the Allied Forces in World War II" according to my Mac's dictionary. Compare with Sten.

    October 25, 2011

  • Oh. Brace as in a pair of something. Not my best day with a crossword puzzle.

    October 25, 2011

  • The crossword clue was crow. My first guess was brag about, which has several letters in the same place as the correct answer, blackbird.

    October 25, 2011

  • Adding to my Cross Words list due to the following punny clue: "Deer hart, wish you were here..." (Mancini, Livingston & Evans)

    October 25, 2011

  • Howard Rheingold paves the way for all others with his discussion of infotention in various media. Here's a 7-minute blip.tv clip in which he introduces the concept of using both technology and your own powers of attention to manage information overload.

    October 23, 2011

  • Never mind the "shoping" sic distraction-- more mondegreens at Jon Carroll's column archives.

    October 18, 2011

  • Either Mimi or Eunice (I just cannot keep track of those two) embodies and manifests mnemonic arbitrage and doesn't care who knows it!

    October 16, 2011

  • "To say that something is an ibis redibis, usually in the context of legal documents, is to say that its wording is (either deliberately or accidentally) confusing or ambiguous." From the Wikipedia entry.

    September 28, 2011

  • Thanks for posting this one, as it has given me trouble since I was in high school. This definitely relates to Gladwell's Outliers.

    Visit his site.

    September 28, 2011

  • Roseto and the Rosetans were driving our FYS100 class crazy on the first day of discussing Outliers.

    September 28, 2011

  • Rosetan is the adjectival form of Roseto (town in Italy, also in Pennsylvania) mentioned in Gladwell's Outliers.

    September 28, 2011

  • A fresh, solipsistic look at trippy from http://mimiandeunice.com/2011/09/28/whoa-trippy/

    September 28, 2011

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