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by tamerlane
Sat Aug 01, 2009 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: The great andorran novel
Replies: 1
Views: 876

Re: The great andorran novel

"Two writers renowned in Catalonia and the region, Michèle Gazier and Ramon Villeró, both come from Andorra"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_Andorra
by tamerlane
Sat Aug 01, 2009 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cookbooks
Replies: 18
Views: 3878

Re: Cookbooks

Joy of Cooking and La Technique! I don't cook recipes straight from them often, but they taught me a lot about how cooking works.
by tamerlane
Sat Aug 01, 2009 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Curious about areas of linguistics you are involved in.
Replies: 44
Views: 5369

Re: Curious about areas of linguistics you are involved in.

I remain a deeply fascinated amateur. I have a very limited knowledge of linguistics as a discipline proper, but I've studied quite a few languages, taken a number of trips down the wikipedia rabbit hole (for whatever it's worth), and some of my work has been in Philosophy of Language.
by tamerlane
Sat Aug 01, 2009 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Sprechen Sie Deutsch bitte! [German practice]
Replies: 878
Views: 263987

Re: Sprechen Sie Deutsch bitte! [German practice]

Man kann nicht sagen "ich bin richtig". Man kann sagen "ich mache es richtig" oder "ich habe Recht". Ich weiß nicht, was du mit "es ist mir gut" meinst, vielleicht "es ist gut für mich"? Ich mag den Zauberlehrling von Goethe. Ich habe ihn in der Sch...
by tamerlane
Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Is Language Bound By The Incompleteness Theorem?
Replies: 41
Views: 7828

Re: Is Language Bound By The Incompleteness Theorem?

Or, we can just accept that language is not the sort of thing the Incompleteness Theorem is applicable to in the first place... Yea verily. The incompleteness theorem was only intended, and formally only does, apply to axiomatic systems , of which natural language is notably not one. In order for t...
by tamerlane
Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Ulysses
Replies: 23
Views: 14311

Re: Ulysses

I've read it, and enjoyed it very much, but it is a tremendous amount of work to read. I found the Gilbert and Linati schemata (linked-to from the Ulysses wikipedia page) to be invaluable. However, I agree with dedalus; it's not about the plot so much as going along for the ride. Joyce makes the bes...

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