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Steven Bird

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Experiments in Language Evolution

I've just embarked on a new phase of work, based in Australia's Top End. I'm asking: what is the future of Language in the world, and what can we do to create a world that sustains its linguistic diversity? Since I'm working with oral cultures, I've decided to share my journey in a series of podcasts, here. Read more of this blog post »
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I liked the concept of this book but not the execution. The story line drew me along, and there was a lot of heart in it, but the scenes felt distant, the danger not really palpable. Also, way too much indigi-splaining.
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“>>> puzzle_letters = nltk.FreqDist('egivrvonl') >>> obligatory = 'r' >>> wordlist = nltk.corpus.words.words() >>> [w for w in wordlist if len(w) >= 6 ...                      and obligatory in w ...                      and nltk.FreqDist(w) <= puzzle_letters] ['glover', 'gorlin', 'govern', 'grovel', 'ignore', 'involver', 'lienor', 'linger', 'longer', 'lovering', 'noiler', 'overling', 'region', 'renvoi', 'revolving', 'ringle', 'roving', 'violer', 'virole']”
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“>>> wn.synset('car.n.01').definition 'a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine' >>> wn.synset('car.n.01').examples ['he needs a car to get to work']”
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