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@burritojustice ok seems that iOS panoramas are too big to toot which is not totally unreasonable

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this is what happens when you a store puts christmas stuff up before halloween

Humans are symbiotic parasites that corn, wheat, rice, and soybeans independently captured to help them spread and propagate. The real genius was looping in cows, pigs, and chickens. Without them the grasses would have beat the grains and beans.

A death machine with a different engine is still a death machine.
RT @newsycombinator@twitter.com Porsche to eliminate all diesel models as it shifts to EVs bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

Basically the articulation of the vowel in "goose" (and its appearance in other words) is moving forward in the vocal tract. And it's doing it in many varieties of English.
Not very interesting (except for that last line), but what a fuckin' name

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Probably my favorite linguistic phenomenon is global goose-fronting.

Thankyou, linguists, for being such enormous dorks

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