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New Page!

There is a new page up today on this site. It is called “Knaves and Other Insults.” It is dedicated to the best of interesting, witty, and strange insults. 46 more words

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Today is NOT New Year's Day

Well, it is for everyone that uses the Georgian Calendar (which most people in the world do, at least for civil purposes). However, before the adoption and standardisation of this calendar there were many different “New Year’s,” and for those that use none-Georgian calendars there still are. 212 more words

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Google Translating Percy Shelley's Ozymandias

Just for a bit of fun, I took Shelley’s poem Ozymandias through 52 levels of Google translate. So this:

I met a traveller from an antique land…

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New Name, New (Old) Look, New Podcast?

As one can clearly see the name of this blog has been changed. It is now called Cogita! (Latin: Think!). The layout has also been changed to a different look (though it is one that was used before). 27 more words

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Schedule Updates

As regular readers of this blog will have noticed there was no Main Article or Fun Fact this week. This is because I took the week off (mostly). 68 more words

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Time Management for Language Learners

Lack of time is often cited as a reason not to learn another language, or take on any other project. This is at best a poor rationalization that falters if given serious consideration. 474 more words

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