10/4/11 Gil's LotD: Law French Law French is the language once used in English courts and gave English many of its legal terms.

3/26/07 Gil's LotD: kill -9, Language Incredible nerdcore rap. Be sure to view this video. An article by linguists rating the languages of the world.

3/16/07 Gil's LotD Poems made by blacking out sentences in newspaper articles. An interview with the Japanese Edison, Dr. NakaMats. A really interesting interview.

3/12/07 Gil's LotD A blog about lexicography and language in general. Wikipedia on the Cobalt RaQ, a rackmounted server designed by Sun.

3/11/07 Gil's LotD A newspaper feature article about updates to the dictionary. A short video about the changing world. Create a website as a tribute to the deceased.

3/4/07 Gil's LotD Not a barter economy, a gift economy: everyone gives gifts! There's a phobia for the number 666! Tiramisu is a dessert popular in Northern Italy.

1/24/07 Gil's LotD CRIMES AGAINST THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE! This blog collects "what if" ideas drawn up by bloggers. Dooce writes about bacon. I love this post.

11/3/06 Gil's LotD: Explosions, Nachos Incredible video of a depth charge being set off by the Navy. Huge explosion, be sure to see this video. The story of the etymology of nachos.

10/6/06 Gil's LotD The URL says it all. A blog posting nothing but those online generator sites. A chinese poem entirely consisting of the same word pronounced differently.


5/27/06 Gil's LotD Videos of three alkali metals reacting in water (for those who have forgotten chemistry, they explode). From the video description: Every New Year's Eve, a group of friends gather to light a pickle. 120 volts of house current is passed through a pickle to create a dazzling show of light, sound, and smell.

12/31/05 Gil's LotD

Gil's LotD You know you've always wanted to learn how to write your name in Elvish, and now you can!

12/8/05 Gil's LotD

Gil's LotD An attempt to measure the language usage on the Internet.

8/29/05 Gil's LotD

Gil's LotD Southern American English- SAE, is generally concluded to be American English


5/4/05 Gil's LotD

Gil's LotD Under the sea, under the sea, darling it's better, down where it's wetter, under the sea The longest words in the English language


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