Relief. Soulagement

Macron en tête: 23.7% devant le Pen: 21.7%. Ouf! Maintenant il faut voter Macron au second tour. Tous contre Le Pen. Macron leads: 23.7%. Le Pen seems to be runner-up at 21.7%. Vote Macron in the second round. All against Le Pen. Have a great week. 🙂

Fair stood the wind for France*

This coming Sunday, April 23rd, the French will vote for the Presidential election. Us Frogs who live in the Americas will vote on Saturday to allow for the time difference. You might say: “What’s it to me? I ain’t French and I don’t live in France.” A legitimate point, but wrong. This coming election may…

Time Patrol. WWII or III?

Another rabid dog has rammed his lorry, truck, whatever, into a crowd of passersby. Dead? Several? Injured? More? Where? Stockholm. I searched my memory. Was Sweden a colonial power? No. Involved in slavery? Probably not. Crimes of war? No. Well, some of their descendants conquered England in 1066, but I’m sure there is a statute…

El lenguaje – Âżpor quĂ© importa ir más allá de la jodida RAE?

Originally posted on Development through Anthropology:
El debate del lenguaje inclusivo vs. economĂ­a del lenguaje establecido por la Real Academia Española (RAE) ha ido evolucionando a travĂ©s de los años. No porque las partes de este debate hayan encontrado una forma de conciliaciĂłn, sino porque la fluidez del gĂ©nero y las necesidades de ir más allá…

A bl..dy shame

The people have voted for (Small) Britain to leave the European Union. A bloody shame. (Pardon my French.) There is research a-plenty to support the wisdom of crowds. (See James Surowiecki and Francis Galton. Wisdom of crowds appears most accurate when estimating the weight of a cow. The particularly variety of the cow is not…

Last train to the Kingdom

The battle of Trafalgar marked the beginning of the end of Napoleon’s ambitions. Tomorrow, Brits will flip a coin. All polls hover at 50/50 REMAIN or leave. This post may be the last with the Kingdom inside the EU. Maybe the last post for the United Kingdom. The Scots have already announced they would secede…