"Human knowledge is expressed in language. So computational linguistics is
"the fact of polysemy reveals that it is apparently easier for people to take old words and extend them
to new meanings than to invent new words."
"The idea that everything BS is BS is BS."*
"Tot es pot mapejar." ("Everything can be mapped.")
"Aren't n-grams sort of NLPish?"
"I used that dataset 'cause it already had numbers attached to it."
"If we want to finish, we have to start."
"I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same."
"Mama, com es van inventar, les paraules?" (Mom, how were words invented?")
"Mama, per què hi ha paraules que volen dir dues coses?" ("Mom, why are there words that mean two things?")
"Per què el llenguatge és com és, i no d'una altra manera?" ("Why is language like it is, and not any other way?")
"Quina va ser la primera paraula?" ("What was the first word?")
New section: gems from my dictation system
Computational Linguistics / computational linguistic: "computational running with sticks" / "competition on the Mystic"
noun phrases: "non-phrases"
sigmoid: "sick mind"