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Cool Kickstarter! http://SaveTheChineseTypewriter.com

This collection of #Chinese typewriters is currently at Stanford through September: http://events.stanford.edu/events/557/55755/

I hope you'll join me in helping this exhibit tour the world. 
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Bring the First-Ever Chinese Typewriter Museum Exhibition around the World! | 盡管中文信息科技如此重要而龐大,在世上卻從來沒有過任何一家博物館有專門展出過這人類科技史上關鍵的一章,直到今天!
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In other words, how to tell your ã from your の.
A handy guide for amateur linguists
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So, like, whatEVERRRR.
Acronyms and filler words are nothing new, says "Teen Talk" author Sali Tagliamonte.
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In some places, happiness requires a meaningful life. 
Ideas of happiness can differ worldwide, and creating a definition of happiness for people around the world is not as straightforward as it seems.
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The headline says "Mandarin", but don't laugh too fast Cantonese speakers: it's hard to whisper clearly in any tonal language. Also Hindi. 
Why do we whisper? Sometimes it's to tell a secret, or lie, or simply because we don't want to disturb other people. But the technical process of how we whisper can actually be more difficult, depending on what language we're doing it in. When we whisper we only use our breath, rather than the vocal cords.
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😂 This one came out quite well, I think.  
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Apparently the strategy is to bore aliens to death before they can attack.
If SETI researchers ever do find intelligent life on other planets, how will they know what to say?
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Now here's a guy who loves his work! Video: 
In “Dan Rhatigan on Type…Type on Dan Rhatigan” by Grey London, the titular Monotype Studio Director discusses the various tattoos that line his arms, all comprised of single letters in differ…
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Wow. Could the #Hiroshima bombing have been avoided?
Translation mistakes are not uncommon. Some are serious, some plainly funny. However, the worst translation mistake may have killed thousands of people.
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Sweden tops the list in Europe, Singapore outside Europe. 
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Language tech geek. Ham radio dude.

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IMUG - the International Multilingual User Group

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Don't you think there should be a "Places traveled" section too? Mine: London, Thames Valley, Glasgow, Cork, 香港, 澳門, 广州, 西安, 上海, 深圳, 東京 (Tokyo), 大阪 (Osaka), 奈良 (Nara), Ciudad de México, Guadalajara, 台北, 台中, 花蓮/太魯閣, Toronto, Montreal, Copenhagen, Hørsholm, Helsingør, Malmö, Nassau and over half the US states. And btw I hate traveling.
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