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March 26, 2024

March Update, plus a book

Things are, hopefully, looking a little better. Some lessons learned from the past year are to not take on very large projects, as cool as they would be.

I recently began reading "Language vs Reality" by Nick Enfield. The subtitle - "Why Languaeg is Good for Lawyers and Bad for Scientists" - should give you a hint as to the topic matter. I've only just begun, so no review yet, but the thesis is that language is much better at managing social relations than describing reality. It is, in fact, not that great at describing reality.

I've mostly been reading non-linguistics books, so that's about all for now.

- Karen

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