Kilian Evang (@texttheater)

Berlin, Germany

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July 26th, 2018

FeliciaDavin a VERY specific, trivial complaint: I hate that apostrophes are a cliché of fantasy languages, because sometimes I wanna put a glottal stop in a made-up word and an apostrophe would be the easiest way to convey that, but I just can't bring myself to do it

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:44 PM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

EnglishGibson [American friend of my wife’s telling a story]

Him: So there were these /nɑts/ in the threads…

Me: Sorry, did you say ‘gnats’ or ‘nets’?

Him: /nɑts/, like, tied into the threads.

Me: Oh, knots!!!

[general mirth]

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:40 PM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

GretchenAMcC Book milestones: today's the day I get to tell the copyeditor NO REALLY, KEEP ALL THOSE SINGULAR THEYS

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:39 PM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

EdmundGriffiths You know who'd have been annoying on twitter, though: Socrates. Imagine the sinking feeling when the notification popped up saying he'd replied to one of your tweets. Oh gods here we go again. And his fanboys Plato & Xenophon favouriting all his replies. Doesn't bear thinking abt

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:39 PM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

florianaigner Noch nie war Umweltschutz so wichtig wie heute. Und noch nie waren Umweltschutzorganisationen dabei so wenig hilfreich. Wenn der Sprung von technikfeindlicher Ideologie zu wissenschaftsbasiertem Umweltschutz nicht gelingt, sieht die Zukunft düster aus.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:29 PM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

Herr_Rau Anhänge aus der Hölle. pic.twitter.com/Um7jmggeTa

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:29 PM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

ka_waltz someone: hey could you let me know if i need a comma here?

me, has a B.S. in linguistics: do u feel a comma in your heart

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:41 PM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

texttheater “If I Google your name, will I find your e-mail address?” – “You will find a prose description of it, in German.”

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:36 PM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

hardmaru “Research solutions that provide a tiny accuracy benefit at the cost of massive increases in system complexity are rarely wise practice.”

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:44 AM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

GabrielBerlin THIS JUST IN nur noch mit DIES JUST REIN übersetzen, alle flippen völlig aus, abonnieren BRECHEND NEUES, schalten ins CNN SITUATIONSZIMMER

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:32 AM, Jul 26th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)