Archive for August 29th, 2006

This is a front page story!

| August 29, 2006 | 2 Replies
This is a front page story!

How would you like to quickly access any of 547 newspaper front pages from 46 countries?  You can do it right here, at a website called Today’s Front Pages.  Quite impressive! Click on “Read Today’s Recap” for a short recap of some of the headlines.

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What we can learn from the geographic clumping of dialects and religions.

| August 29, 2006 | 1 Reply
What we can learn from the geographic clumping of dialects and religions.

Check out the map below.  It is a map of the Linguistic Geography of the Mainland United States (a higher resolution version is available here):   Imagine that there is some loony person who would argue that the dialect he speaks is the one true, objectively superior dialect and that all other dialects are inferior and actually not true. To dispell […]

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