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Interesting verb marear

In my previous post I pointed out some interesting issues with the GallinaBlanca dictionary – in particular for each word there is a link to go see where this word is used in… 277 more words



Mother wept sorrowfully into my tear-soaked jumper.

“Mama, she’ll be fine,” I reassured her, with about as much certainty as the old man sat opposite me had teeth. 182 more words

Short Story

Asymmetry in translation dictionaries

I’m at the mercy of online translation dictionaries to do this project and I’m using them a lot and thus gradually learned some of their eccentricities. 730 more words


New Video - "does water kill"

Hi All,

As promised, my latest work is now online.

The program notes are below.




This work is an exploration of a Zoroastrian text from The Zend Avesta, Part I, translated by James Darmesteter in1880. 347 more words

Tools For Composers

Jonah Part 1 Running from God

Jonah 1:1-7

Running from God

Lets go ahead and open up our bibles to the Book of Jonah, chapter 1. Jonah is in the minor Prophets section of the Old Testament, right between Obadiah & Micah, if that helps. 3,598 more words

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revuelto explained

I’ve encountered this word on numerous menus and the literal translation gives a clue but not a very good one. For instance, 431 more words



After writing posts on variables, tuples, lists and dictionaries, I realize I’ve missed Strings. I missed one of the core parts of any programming language. So instead of naming it the 3rd post on Python, I’m simply naming it Python-Strings. 466 more words