Shelf-Conscious — Writers and their books. (Via
Sing, sang, sung — What the linguist notices here is that the system of around 200 irregular verbs in English is so complex and hard to memorize that native-speaking professional journalists and editors are unable to pick the right preterite form for extremely common verbs.
Confused ‘The Artist’ Patrons Demand Refunds, Didn’t Know Film Was Silent — Um…
Striking multiple-exposure photo of air traffic by artist Ryu HoYeol
The Tea Party’s war on mass transit — House Republicans try to gut federal funds for subways as they extend the culture wars to urban policy issues. As tipster
For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Outside Marriage — And therefore the conservative response is to limit access to contraception. Hey, GOP, this is reality calling. Hello? Anyone home?
Santorum’s Gospel of Inequality
?otd: Worn out?
Writing time yesterday: 3.5 hours (Sunspin revisions)
Body movement: n/a
Hours slept: 8.25 (solid)
Currently reading: 1491 by Charles C. Mann