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Fists of irony
For computer & language geeks who don't read Language Log:
For those who are more familiar with unix system administration than with biology, calling FoxP2 "the gene for grammar" would be roughly analogous to calling (some random but crucial byte in) /usr/bin/perl "the byte for html forms".

If you think that's funny, you can subscribe to it on LJ at languagelog.

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Hey, chr0me_kitten: moretea has just posted the ten highest-mutual-information word-pairs in the Matrix.

I think the top three are (unsurprisingly): agent jones, mr anderson, and agent smith. I asked him to post the code for more Matrix script-analysis. I wonder what Bible Code methods would uncover in there...

Current Mood: geeky

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