Why War? Metaphor and War, by George Lakoff (AlterNet, Mar 18 2003). One of the most central metaphors in our foreign policy is that A Nation Is A Person. It is used hundreds of times a day, every time the nation of Iraq is conceptualized in terms of a single person, Saddam Hussein. The war, [...]
Monthly Archives: August 2004
Snowball: A language for stemming algorithms, describes an abstraction that can be used to generate code in various programming languages. Generalises the approach taken in the ‘Porter stemming’ algorithm.
“The New Way” Arabic reader 1938. “A direct sound-method for learning to read the Arabic language for beginners.” An Arabic language reader for elementary scholl second grade. Printed in Sidon in 1938. This book was donated by Christian Awaraji in Beirut, the summer of 1997. It belonged to his aunt who used it as a [...]