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by TheWhiteDuke
Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 288068

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

Now I'm feeling kinda left out because I'm in Australia and I don't seem to have been granted a unique strip. :(
by TheWhiteDuke
Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 288068

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

Bekalm: "Too too quiet" raptors? What is this magic?
by TheWhiteDuke
Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 288068

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

So for me IE, FireFox and Opera are the same (snake), but Chrome is different (turtle). Are there others in other browsers? Also, after checking that there is a longer image on my two-monitor desktop I realized you can get the same effect by zooming out. EDIT: Of course. It's not just browser/browse...
by TheWhiteDuke
Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Smallest English Dictionary
Replies: 8
Views: 2948

Re: Smallest English Dictionary

The empty dictionary. Cheater. :P I wonder also what methods to determine what words would go into such a dictionary would be preferable. I suppose the greedy algorithm would start with the word that takes the least words to define, then define each of the words in that definition with as few unuse...
by TheWhiteDuke
Tue Oct 18, 2011 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Smallest English Dictionary
Replies: 8
Views: 2948

Smallest English Dictionary

I was thinking about this yesterday and I figured that here would be a good place to ask. It would be somewhat hypocritical for a dictionary to utilize a word in a definition that it does not itself define. That set me wondering - what would the smallest dictionary be? Essentially, I'm looking for t...

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