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  • Yesterday's status quo is restored.

    (Yay, a polar bear, now I see it! Sort of.)

    September 7, 2009

  • I don't see it. Didn't see it. Have snow-blindness. Only see a fat !. Eats too much jambalaya and doesn't get enough exercise.

    September 7, 2009

  • I saw it.

    September 7, 2009

  • Thanks, Mr. style-type-text-css-h1-color-white-background-color-black-style-invertebrates listmaster--but didn't anyone else see a polar bear's muzzle with the rest of the bear camouflaged on the white background?

    Edit: '2 wordies list'? It looks as though the system doesn't fully recognise that Invertebrates list, not wholly surprisingly.

    September 7, 2009

  • Not any longer.

    September 7, 2009

  • Wrong colour.

    September 6, 2009

  • A polar bear.

    September 6, 2009

  • yes, but isn't lexical prudishness a more exciting account?

    August 10, 2009

  • From a Chinese name with segments li, which is the original Korean pronunciation. As l and r belong to the same phoneme (with l the initial allophone), this is variously transcribed Lee, Li, Rhee etc. In Southern Korean dialects, however, initial l has disappeared before i and become n elsewhere: thus also Yi.

    Bill Poser explains this in much greater detail on Language Log.

    August 7, 2009

  • i, usually transliterated 'Lee', which causes no end of trouble, though I've recently been told that the "l" is tacked on because Koreans hate to see a naked vowel.

    August 7, 2009

  • "Ka" in Japanese (hiragana). It's also the interrogatory particle, that is, questions in Japanese end with �?� (and it's pronounced).

    April 27, 2009

  • As a child I had a(n) (of course unused) toilet brush among my favorite cuddly toys.

    December 16, 2008

  • I thought it was a car going through the auto-wash.

    December 16, 2008

  • I'm using it as a toilet brush.


    December 16, 2008

  • The larch. The.... larch.

    December 16, 2008

  • This is pretty.

    December 16, 2008

  • not in the big character set!

    in the little character set it's �?�

    the name is floral heart

    November 2, 2007