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Making dictionaries with Shoebox and Perl

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, March 28, 2004, 6:25
Seen on another mailing list:

There's an interesting new article by Sean Burke, a well-known Perl

     When you woke up this morning, the last thing you are likely to
     have thought is "If only I had a dictionary!" But there are
     thousands of languages on Earth that many people want to learn,
     but they can't, because there are little or no materials to start
     with [...]

John Cowan
Original line from The Warrior's Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold:
"Only on Barrayar would pulling a loaded needler start a stampede toward one."
English-to-Russian-to-English mangling thereof: "Only on Barrayar you risk to
lose support instead of finding it when you threat with the charged weapon."