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  • The things you learn: Canaanite shift

    Someone on Quora linked to the Wikipedia article on the ‘Canaanite shift’: In historical linguistics, the Canaanite shift is a sound change…

  • Long cows

    I just found out that Czech has “1 kráva; 5 krav” while Slovak has “1 krava; 5 kráv” with exactly opposite vowel length distribution in those two…

  • Merry Christmas!

    We spent this Christmas in Borstel again at my sister’s: a family get-together, as usual. My second sister couldn’t be there in person with…