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Fists of irony

Hmm... I'm looking very closely at creating a CPAN module for dealing with the Penn Treebank markup format. (This is a way of marking up grammatical structure on sentences.)

"hello, this is Lois."Collapse )

They're actually an elegant format, but now that Perl 5.8 ships with Text::Balanced, it's really a quite elegant snippet of code:

Perl geeks only...Collapse )
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Here is an astonishing piece of doublethink about Creation and evolution from the Bob Jones University biology department (yes, they have one!).

This would be funny, in a sad sort of way, except that namo_mandos pointed out some of BJU's official policy statements about racial justice and tolerance.

Hilarious, until you remember this isn't Landover Baptist; it's real.

You can't make this shit up.

[edit: does it bother anybody else that it's "Bob Jones University"? faux-folksiness really gets up my nose...]

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