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Accidental Pilish: Unintentionally Constrained Writing in English Literature
may I have a drink? - Certainly, Mr. Holmes
but I felt a great curiosity to behold
And I have a great Objection to firing
and a half, a fixed tradition at Berlin
but a good, straightforward narrative of things
mathematics  english 
6 weeks ago by nwlinks
How India changed the English language
Loot, nirvana, pyjamas, shampoo, shawl, bungalow, jungle, pundit, thug.
languages  english  india 
june 2015 by nwlinks
Dord: The Word That Didn't Exist
How Webster's was unexpectedly inventive.
english 
january 2015 by nwlinks

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