Category Archives: doggerel

Samyro 0.0.1 – development update

Last week I posted a new Python package to Pypi: Samyro, my toolkit for doing RNN-based character synthesis of new text from given text. I summarize in tweets the journey to the release of the project.  There’s lots more to … Continue reading

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Gnu ears eavesdropping

My mother sent me a link to this amazing doggerel (credited to G. Nolst Trenité) about the insane relationship between English spelling and pronunciation, which I quote from here (the link’s poem is much, much longer): Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. … Continue reading

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Plurals of the many-footed

I never hugged an octopus I wonder what they’d think of us? Would they think us all wusses not to embrace the octopuses? And even more with octopi We’re outnumbered limb (and eye) or is the word “octopodes“? I think … Continue reading

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