I guess this is normal practice at a lot of Universities, here, or so I’ve hard from other teachers. You write your own reference letter and then email it, and it gets printed and stamped by the person who is or was your supervisor. I suppose it’s one way to make sure you get the […]
Finally, the evidence against the prescriptivists that I have longed for all these years is here, in the biography of Robert Lowth (provided by Wikipedia).
I was sure I linked to this last summer, but can’t find it on my site now. Praying Mantis Eats Hummingbird is about the most exciting thing I think will ever be posted on Bird Watchers’ Digest. (via BoingBoing)
This is how they do it in Japan. “It” meaning folding T-shirts, of course. I think I found this on a certain Hominid’s site.
So it seems. For almost 3,000 years, its location has been a mystery, but classical scholars around the world are now convinced that a British businessman and amateur archaeologist with a passion for Homer has found the island of Ithaca, home of the Greek hero Odysseus and the site of his palace. Say thank you […]