Desafinado, Part One: Eric Continues His Obsession With The Greeks

Whew.  That’s enough wacky VBScript for a while. As I said a long, long time ago now, I came up with the idea of doing a little “wacky VBScript” quiz in order to illustrate some of the weird corner cases in language design.  I want to do a long — potentially very long — series…

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The Attribute Of Manliness

This is a technical, not a political, current-events, linguistic or academic blog. (You know of course that as soon as I say that, it’s because I’m about to post something that is political, timely, linguistic and academic. Foreshadowing: your sign of a quality blog!) Despite all that, I was so struck by this passage I…

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