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This stupid show is basically β€œlet’s throw mummies in the CT scan machine and see what we get” and β€œboy, look at how advanced the ancient Egyptians were with chemistry” and β€œomg Tutenkhamun’s parents were either brother and sister or first cousins!!!eleventy11!!!!” Like they just discovered that the Hapsburgs were not the only dynasty rife with cousin and sibling marriage. :blob_dizzy_face:

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Me: hey wanna see this video of Bayonetta cosplay?

My wife: Bayonetta is just a sexier Cousin It send tweet

Another quick question for people who speak and write in languages other than English: Do you get upset when people use translation software to reply to your posts if they are not native speakers/writers? Why or why not?

If y'all could boost this post so that I can get more responses from people who speak/write English and at least one other language, that would be great!

#AmateurRadio #HamRadio #HamR

Hoping those going to #Dayton #Hamvention will be smart and take precautions. πŸ’‰ 😷 🌬️

Here are this AM's #COVID numbers from CDC.

Community transmission currently at high/red level and continuing to rise. New (reported) cases are up 300%+ in the last 8 weeks, and the rate of positive tests increased 10x in the same time.

Full data at: covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-track

I won't say more, but this is on my mind: it's so hard to hear about the people you know who seem the kindest being taken advantage of and treated cruelly. :(

Ever met a guitarist who's like "I can play every style because I'm trained in Classical"? This is legit how I feel with modern languages knowing C and BASIC.

Another day, another piece of software made with python that does not work. This is why I say you can't spell "python" without "y tho"

Is there any possibility to read #toots with automatic #translations?
I miss reading even #languages that I don't understand. @feditips ?

Last night, just as the Moon was totally eclipsed, the International Space Station flew over! I had a whole array of emotions - at first I was angry "fucking satellites are EVERYWHERE ARG" - then I realized it was the ISS, and remembered how I used to always look up when it would fly over and be excited. So then I was sad - we're totally losing access to this beautiful night sky.

shout out the three-letter, two-vowel names, shout out the Anas and Amys and Zoes and Iras and Idas and Olas

USpol 

I was at a fundraiser for Democrats Abroad this weekend & I asked the new chair for the Canada chapters why so few people were stepping up for Board positions. Our ensuing conversation is further solidifying my theory that nonprofit con-runners burn out so hard because they care so much about the communities they are building or maintaining. Not sure if I'd call this a wicked problem yet. Need to do more research.

breaking news: vin diesel, concerned about climate change, has decided to rebrand to the more environmentally-friendly β€œvin electricvehicle”

last day to respond to the public consultation stage of the scottish gender recognition reform bill. if yer thinking of filling it in, you've got til 23:59 tonight. scottish trans has some tips for filling it in, and there's an alternative shorter yes/no survey version:

twitter.com/ScottishTrans/stat

Today's link goes to Richard Man, a friend from NorCal and a brilliant photographer. After reading how his car burst into flames, it was actually this post from 4 years ago that decided what my link of the day would be.

richardman.photo/2022/05/the-n
richardman.photo/2018/10/my-on

Perhaps one of the benefits of being an adult on meds that need to be taken with food is that the food could be a slice of tiramisu.

That's my secret, I'm always airborne.

"wh" asks and "th" answers...

I'd asked / obsevered this some time back, can't find the thread:

Questions asked with "wh" words (where, when, what, ...) are answered with "th" words (there, then, that...)

With a few exeptions:

why -> th?? (how?)
who -> th?? (thou?)

Possibly:

wherefore -> therefore (substitute for "why" above)

Someone had chipped in with the linguistic explanation of this on the earlier thread as well. Which I'm hunting for again...

#questions #answers #linguistics #whth #wh_questions #th_answers

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We have created an online tool for whistleblowers to contact us and report violations of EU sanctions.

Make a report πŸ‘‰ eusanctions.integrityline.com

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