Tag Archives: Language

Trying R

An exploration into using R as the programming language of choice for the initial data formatting / preparation of the GHCN data to load into a MariaDB database. Basic installation of R and kicking around some of the abilities of it. Continue reading

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Is Sumerian NOT A Language Isolate?

Is it possible that Sumerian is NOT a language isolate, but a cousin of Turkish? This article links to some pretty good evidence for that. Continue reading

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Spanish TV & “Spanaise”

Some notes on a couple of Spanish language TV shows (good ones) I’ve been watching, and comments on how languages are. Continue reading

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Catalonia, Catalans, Caterwauler

Catalonia has a Parliament meeting today where it is rumored Independence will be declared. News, and blood, at 11… Continue reading

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