Stone of stumbling and rock of offense (wordweaverlynn) wrote,
Stone of stumbling and rock of offense

Words Are (Almost) All We Have

From [info - personal] cbpotts: We Have Discovered the Source of Your Communication Difficulties.

Fish communicate by farts. And you thought you had a hard time communicating.

Why snark works. And in which circumstances. I have some disagreements with this; there are situations, even on the Internet, where earnest and gentle communication works, but then what I'm generally trying to explain is something quite difficult and complex, to people eager to learn about it.

Some fun with mathematical literacy. The Book of Odds is a searchable online database of probabilities of everyday life. It's free and fascinating.

And [info - personal] mslorelei brings us The worst porn writing gig ever.

The title quotation is altered from a line by Samuel Beckett, who apparently didn't get out enough in the fresh air.
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