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Re: Word up!

Postby Blackwhite » Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:49 am

Musta, thought you might be interested in this: let me know if you can't get it and I'll sort something out.
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Re: Word up!

Postby The Tin Man » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:04 am

Now there's a headline " Proto-consonants were information-dense via identical bioacoustic tags to proto-vowels" Actually the bits I understood seemed quite interesting . Wouldn't mind reading the whole thing ?
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Re: Word up!

Postby Mustafaster » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:07 am

The Tin Man wrote:Now there's a headline " Proto-consonants were information-dense via identical bioacoustic tags to proto-vowels" Actually the bits I understood seemed quite interesting . Wouldn't mind reading the whole thing ?

But what type of consonants?
Bilabial? Labiodental? Glottal? Plosive? Fricative? Voiced? Unvoiced?
PAH!

My money is on bilabial unvoiced plosives.
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Re: Word up!

Postby Blackwhite » Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:49 pm

The Tin Man wrote:Now there's a headline " Proto-consonants were information-dense via identical bioacoustic tags to proto-vowels" Actually the bits I understood seemed quite interesting . Wouldn't mind reading the whole thing ?

Go to sci-hub.tw

Paste in the link and hit enter and you should get served the PDF. Let me know if it doesn't work and I'll upload it later for you.
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Re: Word up!

Postby The Tin Man » Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:15 pm

Thanks BW. Followed your instructions and it worked !! :D
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Re: Word up!

Postby Blackwhite » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:12 pm

The Tin Man wrote:Thanks BW. Followed your instructions and it worked !! :D

That url will work for a while, but they're getting smacked off the web by the same industry that has ripped off my copyright for 25 years and counting, (so fuck them). Can advise on the next mirror when they move again...
You know, I'm sick of following my dreams, man. I'm just going to ask where they're going and hook up with 'em later.

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Re: Word up!

Postby Matt Targett » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:54 am

Got it working. Thanks!
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Re: Word up!

Postby Blackwhite » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:16 am

You know, I'm sick of following my dreams, man. I'm just going to ask where they're going and hook up with 'em later.

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Re: Word up!

Postby Proud to be Leeds » Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:42 pm

This is a semi interesting article on the art of nicknames...

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a ... -nicknames
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Re: Word up!

Postby Mustafaster » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:46 am

Optics: used to refer to the way things appear, mostly in terms of politics and the broadcast media.

Heard it a few times now. It's gradually making its way into common discourse. First time was about the crowds at Trump's inauguration. Also cropped up regarding May's Tory conference disaster.
Latest this morning, about Trump's decision not to visit the UK.
American commentator saying that Trump was "concerned about the optics" of large demonstrations.

After getting over the usual shock of the new I think I quite like it.
Useful word for a newish thing.
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Re: Word up!

Postby dirty leeds » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:24 am

Hadn't noticed. Will keep an ear out for it.
Perhaps the rule with these things is to use it until you hear it on Radio 4; thereafter it should be avoided?

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Re: Word up!

Postby Blackwhite » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:35 am

That's shit usage IMO. Visuals is better, and leaves "optics" for those of us who like to fire lasers at things and drink spirits.


Fucking septics etc. and so on...
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Re: Word up!

Postby Man Called Sun » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:27 am

A pet hate in the Sun household- using 'invite' when you actually mean 'invitation'. I'm content to accept it as colloquialism in speech, but not on the bastard bbc website.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42848705
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Re: Word up!

Postby Mustafaster » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:21 pm

Woman wan troway poo-poo, come trap for window, true true.

https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/tori-41171196
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Re: Word up!

Postby the flying pig » Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:44 pm


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Re: Word up!

Postby eric olthwaite » Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:49 pm

the flying pig wrote:guh, had me down as a mackem

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2018020 ... o-your-own


I come from Suffolk and sound like Bob Hoskins apparently.

Hmmm.

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Re: Word up!

Postby LSD&2Es » Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:22 pm

the flying pig wrote:guh, had me down as a mackem

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2018020 ... o-your-own


Me too

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Re: Word up!

Postby dirty leeds » Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:37 pm

I'm a Smoggy. Not far away, I suppose, being from York.

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Re: Word up!

Postby the flying pig » Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:48 pm

dirty leeds wrote:I'm a Smoggy. Not far away, I suppose, being from York.


yeah. it's a bit wank for them to have identified different accents for all of wearside, tyneside, & teeside but just one for 'yorkshire', which as a collective covers a far larger geographic area, is vastly more populous. N/E/W/S yorks accents are all very different.

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Re: Word up!

Postby dirty leeds » Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:58 pm

the flying pig wrote:
dirty leeds wrote:I'm a Smoggy. Not far away, I suppose, being from York.


yeah. it's a bit wank for them to have identified different accents for all of wearside, tyneside, & teeside but just one for 'yorkshire', which as a collective covers a far larger geographic area, is vastly more populous. N/E/W/S yorks accents are all very different.


Yeah, I remember the time I first encountered a Leeds accent as a kid - my eldest bro went out with a Pudsey lass for a while. Only 20 miles away but very different to York.


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