Around the Intertubes: January 26, 2011

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on January 26, 2011

1. Friedrich Nietzsche bears about as much responsibility for the actions of Jared Lee Loughner as does Sarah Palin; which is to say none at all.

2. Just when I thought Dennis Kucinich couldn’t get any more ridiculous . . .

3. A Wordle for the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style.

4. A Wordle for A Chequer-Board of Nights and Days. No idea whatsoever why the word “oh” is so prominent. I also notice that the Palestinians get a great deal of representation.

5. I love the Internet.

6. A real Greek Hero. Behold his invention at work:

(Via 3 Quarks Daily.)

  • Drew

    i bet your Brad Delong mockery is responsible for the “oh” prominence.

    • Anonymous

      You are likely correct, and even in my sleep-deprived stated, I should have thought of that. But then, why is the word “why” not prominently referenced as well?

      • Drew

        This is speculation, but…the Wordle FAQ says it excludes “stop words (a frequently-used, but unimportant word, such as “the”, “and”, or “but”) “. Perhaps “why” is on this list?

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