Author Archives: The Proof Angel
This week, I’ve come upon a rather unusual post about typos. Well Ulysses is an unusual book, for all sorts of reasons. O that basis, I suspect it is perfectly reasonable to have some unusual typo stories about it. Is Ulysses is … Continue reading
This fascinating short video explains how different languages have treated the process of categorising colours. The discussion highlights two important features of any process of analysis: Before you start, your terms need to be defined, but then those definitions need to … Continue reading
We live in interesting times, which seem more and more difficult to predict. And in these times bring up some language issues. Here are two which are coming up at the moment, mainly in the American context: bureau impeachment Visit … Continue reading
The development of the alphabet is quite an interesting field of study. I started on a series of blog posts on the subject, and one day I hope to find the notes, which I don’t think I’ve seen since before … Continue reading
Some word history this week: Exception that proves the rule Bespoke Jungle Hazy Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.