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Sobs and Growls Come Across In Any Language LiveScience – StumbleUpon

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Sobs and Growls Come Across In Any Language LiveScience – StumbleUpon. Interesting. Some communication always seems to be understood. I wrote a response to that in the comments.

Interesting that language is so rich isn’t it? We really communicate in many ways don’t we? ​http://chimac.net/2011/04/15/languages-​more-diverse-in-africa/

Languages more diverse in Africa

A composed satellite photograph of Africa.

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human-language-spread-african-origin from cosmosmagazine.com – StumbleUpon. This isn’t surprising. Past evidence showed that Mitochondrial Eve was from Africa. Isn’t it interesting? English being such a dominate language is less rich in sounds than older languages that may have died out.

Computer program translates ancient language Mail Online

Computer program translates ancient language Mail Online.  Nicely done folks!

PHPMyAdmin not working for you? An alternative Sequel Pro for free might do the trick.

Sequel Pro review – Mac software – Macworld UK.  The review gives some details and screen shots.  You need to know some SQL to use this product.  It doesn’t totally make everything disappear.

Technology and complexity: In praise of techno-austerity The Economist

Technology and complexity: In praise of techno-austerity The Economist.  Makes sense.  Some people have felt overwhelmed in the past with all the neat things that are technically possible.

Setting up a Foreign Language Keyboard on your Computer

This is helpful in case you want to use a foreign language on your computer.  Did you know that Snow Leopard or 10.6 has built in support for more than 18 languages?

Everything “misspelled” in Safari

What an odd problem.  Turns out that his language was set to Spanish!  Toms suggestion is spot on! “Go to system prefs/language & text/text/spelling and make sure that says US English.”

Half of Twitter Messages are English

Map showing the distribution of language famil...

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It is really growing in other countries. I have noticed many other languages myself lately.  This is really exciting.  I think its such a nice way to share info.